Man dead after shooting near 17th Street Farmers Market

Man dead after shooting near 17th Street Farmers Market

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - One person is dead and two other people are in the hospital after being shot in downtown Richmond early Sunday.

The incident happened around 3 a.m. near the 17th Street Farmers Market.

Officers say they found the first victim, a woman, with a gunshot wound to her leg.

Just minutes later, officers found a man, who had been shot in the arm.

Then, a short time later, a person arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the stomach area.

That person -- 26-year-old Robert D. Turner Jr. -- died from his injuries.

Police say the first two victims to be found should survive their injuries.

"This shooting occurred when many patrons were leaving establishments in the Shockoe Bottom area," said Capt. James Laino. "If you saw anything or have any information, we need to hear from you."

Anyone with information about this death investigation is asked to call Major Crimes Detective J. Bridges at (804) 646-4494 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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