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From the RPD:
Richmond Police detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred last night in the east end of the city.
At approximately 10:53 p.m., Thursday, March 24, RPD officers were called to the 1800 block of North 29th Street for a report of a shooting. Inside a residence near the intersection of North 29th and Y Streets they found a woman who had been shot.
She was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead at 11:42 p.m.
Her identity will be released once next of kin have been notified.
People willing to share what they know about this incident can call Major Crimes Detective Edward Aeschlimann (804) 646-3351 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. Submit tips about persons in possession of illegally-held guns by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, then using keyword “GUN250” followed by your tip. Rewards up to $250. All the Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.
This marks the 5th killing in the East End in 2016, and the 15th for Richmond as a whole.