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Man killed near Richmond grocery store

Posted at 9:44 AM, Dec 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-06 08:36:57-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- A death investigation is underway in Richmond following a shooting that happened early Saturday morning near a Whole Foods market.

Police say officers responded to the 2200 block of West Broad Street around 1:54 a.m. for report of a shooting.

"Once on scene, they discovered the adult male victim was driven by private vehicle to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death," said police.

Police have determined the incident took place in the 2000 block of West Broad Street.

"W Broad Street is a major thoroughfare and detectives ask anyone who may have seen anything suspicious this morning in that area, near the intersection of N Allison Street, to contact them," police said.

This is a developing story. Anyone with information should call Major Crimes Detective K. Hughes at 804-646-3917 and 804-385-7269 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.