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Man found shot to death in Richmond

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Posted at 2:40 PM, Nov 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-02 16:45:28-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police have launched a death investigation after a man was found shot to death Monday afternoon.

Officers responded to the 2300 block of Phaup Street for the report of a shooting at approximately 1:24 p.m.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found an adult male with apparent gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim has not been identified, pending notification of next of kin. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.

The Major Crimes division’s detectives are investigating the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective A. Sleem at (804) 814-7123 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.