Man found shot to death inside vehicle in Richmond's northside

Published: Jan. 23, 2017 at 2:48 PM EST|Updated: Apr. 13, 2017 at 4:20 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A man was found shot to death Monday morning inside a vehicle parked in an alley between Barton Avenue and Lamb Avenue.

Police identified the victim as 53-year-old Charles J. Lewis, III.

Fire and rescue crews initially responded to the scene in Richmond's northside just after 7 a.m. for what was thought to be a medical emergency.

When first responders attempted resuscitation, they realized the victim had a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Richmond Police Department says this death is the fifth homicide of 2017.

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