Police ID man killed in Southside shooting

Posted at 11:32 PM, Jul 31, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-02 16:30:31-04

RICHMOND, Va. – Richmond police have released the name of a man fatally wounded in a shooting on Richmond’s Southside Thursday night.

Captain Gary Ladin with Richmond police said officers were dispatched to 700 block of 36th Street and Broad Rock Boulevard for a report of shots fired around 10:15 p.m.  A short time later, police received another call that a person had been shot.

Officers arrived and found 55-year-old Joseph Lee Sydnor, of Chester, Va., on the street between Stockton Street and East Broad Rock Road suffering from a gunshot wound.

The man was transported to VCU Medical Center where Ladin said he succumbed to his injuries.

Detectives canvassed the neighborhood Friday night hunting for clues.

Police said Friday afternoon that they are still working to develop a description of the suspect.

If you have information that could help investigators, call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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