On Friday night, a killing on North Ave was the city’s 34th homicide this year. The 35th happened on Southside early Saturday morning. CHPN has been mapping the city’s homicides.
RPD identified the victim as Michael D. Johnson, 25, of the 2700 block of North Ave.
North Avenue Homicide
The Richmond Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Friday night.
At approximately 8:47 p.m., officers received a call for shots fired the 2700 block of North Avenue. Officers arrived and found an adult male down and unresponsive on the sidewalk. He had suffered an apparent gunshot wound.
He was transported to a local hospital where he died Friday night. The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.
Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call Major Crimes Detective M. Gouldman at (804) 646-3915 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com.
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