Woman dies from gunshot wound in South Richmond parking lot; man injured

Posted at 6:31 AM, Mar 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-28 14:03:10-04

RICHMOND, VA -- One woman is dead and another man is recovering in the hospital after an early morning shooting in Richmond.

Officers responded to the 3900 block of Larchmont Lane around 2 a.m. for a call of shots fired. Police searched the area, but did not find a victim.

A short time later, police received a call of help from two people in a car with gunshot wounds at the Circle Plaza Shopping Center off Hull Street Road.

Police said the female victim, Chantel Norville, age 25, died at the scene. A male victim, also in his 20s, was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police said both victims were shot along Larchmont Lane, near Midlothian Village, and then drove to the Circle Plaza Shopping Center to call police for help.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

People willing to share what they know about this incident can call Major Crimes Detective Chris Foultz at (804) 646-6996 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at

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