Whitcomb shooting victim dies


The Richmond Police Department is investigating the shooting death of Antonio M. Dinkins, 25, of the 2500 block of Whitcomb St. It has been classified as a homicide.

Dinkins was shot at about 10:45 a.m. on Friday, September 7th in the 1900 block of Glenlea Avenue near the intersection with Whitcomb Street. He was transported to VCU Medical Center where he died on Thursday, September 13th.

Witnesses report a black male wearing a white tee-shirt and dark colored shorts was seen leaving the scene of the shooting, walking up Whitcomb St. towards Mechanicsville Turnpike.

This is the 6th killing the East End in 2012 and the 29th for Richmond.


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