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A massive fire badly damaged a home in Powhatan County on Thursday morning.
Multiple crews responded to the fire around 2:15 a.m. near Bell and Powhatan Lakes roads.
When crews arrived, they found a home that was fully engulfed in flames.
Henrico police are investigating after a man was injured in a shooting on Thursday morning.
Police said the shooting happened just before 6 a.m. in the area of the 5500 block of Williamsburg Road.
One man was taken to the hospital for his injuries.
Gilpin Court Shooting
Just before 11 p.m. Richmond Police responded to 1000 block of St. Paul Street for reports of gunfire. Two people were found dead on scene, police said.
NBC12 reached out police and officers did not immediately say if the victims had been shot.
This incident comes less than 24 hours after a 37-year-old man was killed in a quadruple shooting in Shockoe Bottom.
Richmond police have identified the man shot and killed outside a restaurant in Shockoe Bottom, early Christmas morning.
Police said Kenneth Lawson, 37, of the 3300 block of 3rd Avenue, was killed. Three others were shot along the 1800 block of East Main Street, just a block from the 17th Street Farmer’s Market.
There is no suspect information at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.
A cat that had been acting aggressive and bit people has tested positive for rabies, the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office said.
The stay cat was from a residential area in the 14000 block of Long Branch Road. Deputies were notified on Dec. 24.
The sheriff’s office said the cat was acting aggressively and is known to have bitten people.
Anyone who may have had contact with the cat should seek medical advice, deputies say.
The group Bridging RVA hosted its fifth annual Christmas Day Dinner, providing more than a thousand meals to anyone in need or who wanted to enjoy some friendship, Wednesday.
Organizers said they served 1,038 meals and gave hundreds of toys and coats to children.
Dozens of volunteers and donors help make the Community Christmas Dinner possible each year, through Bridging RVA.
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