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Richmond Police identify man killed in Southside shooting

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Posted at 4:44 PM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 16:44:56-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Officers have identified the man found shot to death on Richmond's Southside early Sunday morning.

Richmond Police responded to the 00 block of West Clopton Street for the report of a person down just after 12:05 a.m.

"Once on scene, they found an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound," a police spokesperson said. "He was pronounced dead at the scene."

Officers have identified the victim as Marcio Justino, a man in his 20's.

Officials said the Medical Examiner will determine the man's exact cause and manner of death.

The violence comes after a spate of shootings in Richmond Fright night into Saturday morning that left four people wounded, including a 17-year-old boy.

Anyone with information about the incident urged to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. Both Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.

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