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Woman dead after shooting on Forest Hill Avenue

Man, woman injured in shooting on Forest Hill Avenue
Posted at 4:08 PM, Aug 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-04 18:27:34-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A woman is dead after a shooting on Forest Hill Avenue on Thursday afternoon.

Just after 3 p.m. on Thursday, Richmond Police officers were called to the 4000 block of Forest Hill Avenue for the report of random gunfire.

Officers arrived and found a car on West 44th Street that had hit a curb and stopped near the intersection with Forest Hill Ave.

A man and a woman, the two occupants of the car, were both suffering from gunshot wounds. The two were brought to a hospital where the woman would die of her injuries.

Major Crimes detectives believe the shooting may have occurred in the 4000 block of Forest Hill Avenue, near the intersection of Roanoke Street.

The man's injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

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

Anyone with information about this death investigation is asked to contact Major Crimes Detective B. Neifeld at (804) 646-3246 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. All Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.

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

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