RICHMOND, Va. -- One woman was killed and a second woman was hurt in a stabbing reported in Richmond on Friday afternoon.
Police took a man into custody in connection to the stabbing.
Richmond Police were called to the 100 block of North Jefferson Street, between West Main Street and West Franklin Street, at about 12:52 p.m.
"Officers arrived and found two adult females in a structure who were suffering from stab wounds," a Richmond Police spokesperson wrote in an email. "One victim succumbed to her wounds at the hospital."
Additional details have not yet been released in this crime.
Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.
Richmond Police reported 58 homicides in the city thru October 3, 2021.
Since 2000, Richmond has averaged approximately 60 homicides a year.
Between 2002-2005, more than 80 people a year were killed in crimes classified as homicides in the city. Over the last two years, more than 60 people were killed in crimes classified as homicides, according to Richmond Crime statistics.
In 1994, 160 people were killed in the City of Richmond. In 1997, the city's homicide number was 140.
|2021||58 homicides (as of Oct. 3, 2021)|
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