Police identify man shot, killed on Redd Street in Richmond

Man shot, killed Friday in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A man was shot and killed Friday night in Richmond.

He has been identified as 28-year-old Cortez L. Wright, of Richmond.

Police responded to the 1900 block of Redd Street at 7:46 p.m. for a reported shooting and found Wright suffering from a gunshot wound lying in the street.

Wright was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not released any information about a potential suspect and have not said what led to the shooting.

“This homicide occurred during the daylight and we believe several people were out in the area at that time,” said Major Crimes Captain James Laino. “We are asking anyone with information to please come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

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