Two neighborhood men shot and killed in Shockoe early Sunday (UPDATED)

10/09/2017 7:05 AM by

UPDATED 10/9/2017 7:10 AM

From the RTD:

The other man, Deonte M. Bullock, 19, of the 2200 block of Carrington Street, was pronounced dead at the hospital Sunday afternoon.

The are at least the 54th and 55th murders in Richmond in 2017. By our count, there have been 55 murders, 9 killings marked as “Death Investigation”, and 2 people killed by the police. The 55 killings tie the count from 2007, though it looks like the 81 from 2006 is safe.

There have been 15 murders (and 2 killings marked “Death Investigations”) in the East End this year. These are the most killings in the East End since 2006 when there were 25.

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A neighborhood man was shot and killed in Shockoe early this morning:

One man who had been shot near the intersection of 17th and Main streets was pronounced dead, and a second man was taken to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, police said. Police identified the man killed as Oscar W. Lewis II, 25, of the 1700 block of N. 29th St.

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