Richmond Police investigate three overnight shootings

Published: Jun. 27, 2021 at 8:52 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 27, 2021 at 1:45 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond Police Department is investigating three, separate shootings in different parts of the city. One man has died, and two others were injured as a result, according to investigators.

RPD said that the first shooting took place around 11 p.m. on Saturday, on the 3100 block of 5th Ave. In that incident, a male juvenile was shot in his leg.

Investigators said that the second shooting happened around 2:24 a.m. Sunday, in the area of 20th St. and E Broad St in Shockoe Bottom.

They said that a man was found unresponsive by officers, and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives said in a release Sunday afternoon the clubs in the area were closing around the time the incident occurred. Anyone in the area, including club patrons and residents, are asked to contact police regarding any suspicious activity in the area.

Investigators also said that the last shooting took place by the Southwood Apartments on Clarkson Rd., around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. They explained that the male victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.

RPD said the investigations into the three shootings are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Richmond police at 804-646-3917 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. All Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.

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