Richmond woman, 21, killed in Henrico shooting

Posted at 10:04 AM, May 19, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-19 19:57:36-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Diamond Renee’ Cox, 21, of Richmond, was killed early Friday morning, Henrico Police announced.

"On Friday, May 19, 2023, at approximately 3:41 a.m., Henrico Police responded to the 3400 block of Howard Road for a reported shooting. Once on scene, officers located an adult female on the ground outside one of the apartment buildings with an apparent gunshot wound," a Henrico Police spokesperson wrote in an email. "Police started life-saving measures until EMS arrived to transport the victim to an area hospital where she died."

Henrico Police identified the victim as Cox and asked anyone with information to call Det. Noah at 804-501-5581.

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