Richmond police identify man shot to death in south side home

Richmond police identify man shot to death in south side home
The Richmond Police Department conducts a death investigation on Thursday on Albany Avenue. (Source: NBC12)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond Police are investigating after a man was found dead inside a home on the city’s south side on Thursday afternoon.

Officers responded to the 2000 block of Albany Avenue just after noon for a reported shooting.

Upon arrival a man - identified Friday as 54-year-old Clarence Martin - was found dead inside the house.

“RPD detectives have talked to all involved parties and do not believe there is an on-going threat to the community,” the RPD said in a news release.

Several people who live in the neighborhood said they came home to find a large police presence on the street. Many said the neighborhood is being redeveloped and that new homes are expected to be built there in the future.

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

Richmond Police are investigating after a man was found dead in a home on Albany Ave off Jeff Davis Highway. Karina Bolster - NBC12 is on scene with details.

Posted by NBC12 on Thursday, August 22, 2019

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