Police ID man killed in Henrico double shooting

Posted at 4:46 PM, Apr 25, 2020

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Police have identified the man killed in a double shooting in Henrico County Friday afternoon.

Lt. A. M. Robertson with Henrico Police said officers were called for a shooting report in the 1800 block of Buckner Street around 2:30 p.m.

When police arrived, they found a man and a woman suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to an area hospital.

Officials said 26-year-old Desean McDowell Jr. of Richmond died of his injuries Saturday morning.

Police said the woman suffered injuries that were not life-threatening.

"We are not currently seeking any additional suspects," Robertson said. "This continues to be an active investigation."

Neighbors said multiple juveniles were escorted from the property after the shooting.

If you have information that could help detectives, call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or submit a tip online at The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smart phones may also be used. All three Crime Stoppers methods of contact are anonymous.



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