Police ID man found dead on Shockoe Bottom sidewalk

Posted at 7:55 AM, Oct 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-08 12:59:58-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police have identified a man who was killed in a double shooting early Sunday morning in Richmond.

Officers were called to the area of 17th and East Main Streets in Richmond's Shockoe Bottom neighborhood around 1 a.m. Upon arrival, police found 25-year-old Oscar W. Lewis II dead on the sidewalk.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of his death.

A second victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated for life-threatening gunshot wounds.

Police have not yet said if officers were looking for a suspect in this shooting.

This is a developing story. Witnesses can email news tips and photos here.

Anyone with information is asked to either call Major Crimes Detective P. Mansfield at 804-646-6996 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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