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One killed, one in custody following shooting at Richmond 7-Eleven

Posted at 10:13 PM, Aug 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-28 00:22:23-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A man was killed and another is in custody following a shooting at a Richmond 7-Eleven on Thursday evening.

Around 8:30 p.m., officers responded to the 5200 block of Chamberlayne Avenue for several reports of a person shot at the 7-Eleven store at the intersection of Chamberlayne Avenue and Azalea Avenue.

Once on scene, they found a man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A suspect is in custody.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective K. Hughes at (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.