Police ID Richmond man killed out 7-Eleven store

Posted at 11:05 AM, Feb 27, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-27 12:26:06-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police identified the person killed outside a 7-Eleven store as 24-year-old Balewa Hendy, of Richmond.

Police were called to the alley behind the store at West Broad Street and Meadow Street at about 11 a.m. on Monday, February 20, for a shooting.

"Officers arrived and located an adult male, Hendy, down and unresponsive in the alley," a Richmond Police spokesperson wrote in an email. "He had suffered an apparent gunshot wound and was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injury."

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Investigators previously said the situation began as an altercation at the convenience store which then spilled outside of the business.

Police have not yet discussed a suspect in Hendy's death.

Anyone with information was asked to call Detective A. Sleem at 804-814-7123 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email to send a tip.

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