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Police identify man found dead in Richmond street

Posted at 12:29 PM, Oct 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-19 12:31:09-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police identified the man found dead in Richmond's Providence Park neighborhood Saturday night as 57-year-old Muhammed Abu-Bakr, of Delmont Avenue. Police found his body in the street after responding to Hunt Avenue for a shooting call.

"He was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene," a Richmond Police spokesman said. "The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death."

Police were called to the neighborhood for the shooting at about 9:21 p.m.

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Anyone with information about this case was asked to call Major Crimes Detective Marshall Young at 804 646-3926 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.