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RPD identifies man shot to death along Richmond Highway

Officers are investigating a shooting in a parking lot at Grace Cleaners and Laundromat.
Officers are investigating a shooting in a parking lot at Grace Cleaners and Laundromat.(NBC12)
Published: Sep. 22, 2021 at 7:17 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond police have identified a man shot and killed along Richmond Highway.

Police were called on Sept. 21, shortly before 4:30 a.m., to the 1200 block of Richmond Highway for a report of a person shot.

Officers found Eric Powell, 39, of Richmond, with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Mansfield at (804) 646-6996 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

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