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Police ID 4 killed in Gilpin Court weekend shootings

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Richmond Police have identified the four people killed in two shootings in Gilpin Court over the weekend.

Three people were found dead in an apartment around 4:26 a.m. Sunday after a shooting in the 1200 block of St. Paul Street. The victims are 50-year-old Aaron Robinson, 26-year-old Jenelle Smith and 26-year-old Cynthia K. Williams.

Around 5:40 a.m. while police were still investigating at the scene, they heard nearby gunfire. They found the body of 26-year-old Marvin Christopher Eley on the ground in the 100 block of Federal Street. Police say he had been shot in the 1200 block of St. James Street.

"We have a team of detectives who are working hard to solve these crimes," said Chief Alfred Durham. “We need help before the first shot is fired. There is almost always a back story to these shootings. We support the empowerment of more residents on behalf of their communities. They play a critical role in reducing the violence in their communities."

If you have any information that can help, call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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