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Woman dead after being found shot in East End home

Posted at 11:57 PM, Mar 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-25 06:30:19-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A woman who was found shot in a home near the intersection of North 29th and Y Street has died.

Police said the woman was pronounced dead at a local hospital just before midnight Thursday. She was not identified, pending notification of next-of-kin.

Police were called to the 1800 block of North 29th street for a report of a shooting just before 11 Thursday night. That area is near Creighton Court. They went inside the home and found the woman suffering from a gunshot wound.

Intersection of N. 29th and Y St.

Intersection of N. 29th and Y St.

This is the city’s 16th murder of the year, compared to four at this time last year.

Police did not release details on a possible suspect or motive.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.