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Teen killed in Richmond

Posted at 1:56 PM, May 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-24 13:56:13-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police identified a teenager shot and killed in Richmond.

Jaheim Wilkes, 18, was found near a parked car along the 2100 block of Fairfield Avenue at about 2:13 a.m. on Sunday. Police were called to the neighborhood to investigate a shooting.

"[Wilkes] was transported to a local hospital where yesterday morning he succumbed to his injury," a Richmond Police spokesperson wrote in an email. "The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death."

Anyone with information was asked to call Major Crimes Detective J. Crewell at (804) 646-5324 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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