Police identify man shot, killed overnight in Richmond

Police identify man shot, killed overnight in Richmond
Officers in Richmond are investigating after someone was found dead on the city’s southside early Wednesday. (Source: nbc12)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond police say a man in his 40s is dead after being shot on the city’s southside early Wednesday.

Police got a call about a shooting around 2:40 a.m. along the 2100 block of Harwood Street.

When officers arrived, Sylvester Washington was found unresponsive on a sidewalk with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

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

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