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Police ID man killed in Richmond shooting

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Posted at 9:18 AM, Jun 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-28 09:26:12-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Authorities have released the name of the man killed in a shooting in Richmond's East End Thursday afternoon.

Officers were called to the 2600 block of Ford Avenue after reports that a person was shot just before 1:20 p.m., according to Richmond Police.

Once on scene, officers found a man who had suffered an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The victim was identified as 31-year-old Dominic Thompson of Richmond.

No suspect information nor additional details were available at last check.

Police urged anyone with information about the homicide to call Major Crimes Detective G. Russell at 804-646-7715 or call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or at www.7801000.com or using the P3 smartphone app. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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