Multiple fatal shootings reported in Richmond

Posted at 8:51 AM, Jan 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-26 14:46:59-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police are investigating multiple reports of shootings in Richmond.

One shooting was reported along the 4200 block of Chamberlayne Avenue, near Bellvue Avenue, in the city's Northside.

The shooting victim was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, police told CBS 6 reporter Brendan King.

The victim was described as a male in his 20's.

Police have not yet discussed a possible motive or suspect in the Chamberlayne Avenue shooting.

A second shooting was reported about two miles away on Maryland Avenue.

Police serving a drug warrant to someone in the Maryland Avenue home said they entered the home and heard a gunshot. One person inside the home died as a result of a gunshot wound.

The death is being investigated as a suicide.

It is unclear at this time whether the shootings were related.

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