Richmond Police investigating Southside shooting and crash

Posted at 9:42 AM, May 03, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-03 13:46:03-04

RICHMOND, Va. — Police are investigating a shooting and a two-vehicle crash on Richmond Highway in the city's Southside, police said.

Officers were called to the 1100 block of Richmond Highway for a report of a person shot around 6:30 a.m., according to Richmond Police.

After arriving, officers saw an SUV had crashed into a cement truck.

The driver of the SUV had been shot and was pronounced dead at the scene.

It's unclear if the crash happened before or after the SUV driver was shot.

The victim was a man who was shot in the chest, Crime Insider sources told Jon Burkett.

The driver of the cement truck remained on the scene and was not injured.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective Darnell at 804-646-3927 or contact 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 email to send a tip.

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