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Police working homicide after man found shot behind home

Posted at 3:38 AM, Jan 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-03 14:43:19-05

RICHMOND, Va. – Police are investigating a homicide after a man was shot early Sunday morning on Richmond’s Southside.

Officers found a wounded man behind a home in the 3800 block of Midlothian Turnpike just after 2 a.m.

Paramedics took the victim to the hospital where he later died.

Investigators said they have not determined the victim’s identity and do not know if he lives at the residence.

This is the city’s second homicide of 2016.

If you have any information that could help police, call Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Stay with for updates and watch CBS 6 News from 6 to 8 a.m. for more on this developing story.