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Woman found shot to death in car; Major Crimes detectives investigating

Richmond Police Cruiser Classic Day Crime Generic
Posted at 11:17 AM, Apr 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 11:18:13-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police are investigating after a woman was shot to death in Richmond's East End Thursday morning.

Officers were called to the 3400 block of Blakey Street just before 6:50 a.m., according to Richmond Police.

When police arrived, officers discovered a woman "down inside of a vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound," officials said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

"Major Crimes detectives are attempting to gather additional information that may assist with this investigation," a Richmond Police spokesperson said.

Anyone with information that could help investigators is urged to call Detective J. Larry at 804-646-5896 or contact Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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