Man found shot dead in Richmond city street

Posted at 4:59 PM, Dec 18, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-18 20:54:48-05

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR)--Richmond Police confirm they are investigating a murder. 

A man was found shot in the middle of the street in the 1700 block of Rosecrest Avenue. Officers were called to the scene at 4:20 p.m. for calls of shots fired and man down. 

The victim was transported to VCU Medical Center and pronounced dead.

The location is Hillside Court, where Rosecrest and Harwood Streets meet. 

Police said that a black male wearing a hooded black sweatshirt with white stripes was seen running from the scene.