Police ID man found shot to death in Richmond

Posted at 2:16 PM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-03 14:27:32-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police have released the name of a man found shot to death in Richmond's East End 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 Marcellus Taylor with apparent gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

"The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death," a police department spokesperson said.

Officials said detectives are "following up on several leads," but still need the public's help.

Anyone with information is urged 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.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can submit a news tip here.



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