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Man found shot to death in South Richmond

Posted at 11:10 PM, Aug 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-28 23:50:06-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police are working a homicide investigation on Richmond’s Southside Sunday night.

The scene is unfolding along Orcutt Lane and Mandy Lane off Broad Rock Boulevard.

Officials said police responded to a call for a person down at 9:26 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He died at the scene.

Officials said officers received a call about shots fired in the area about 40 minutes before the person down call.

Investigators are working to determine if the calls are related.

Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham was on the scene as a CBS 6 crew spotted officers searching along the ditch line of Orcutt Lane.

If you have information that could help police, call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip or submit a tip online at http://www.7801000.com.

Stay with WTVR.com and watch CBS 6 News starting at 4:30 a.m. for updates on this developing story.