Police charge 12-year-old boy with murder of Richmond teen

12-year-old charged with murder

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond police have charged a 12-year-old boy with the murder of a 15-year-old.

Police were called to the 2100 block of Redd Street around 8:23 p.m. for a report of a person shot.

At the scene, officers found the 15-year-old boy suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

The medical examiner will determine the manner and cause of death.

Police have since arrested and charged a 12-year-old with murder in the shooting.

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

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