The Richmond Police Department is investigating a shooting death in the East End that occurred early this morning.
At approximately 2:49 a.m., officers were called to the 2100 block of Deforrest Street for the report of a person shot.
Officers arrived and found an adult male down and unresponsive in the roadway. He had suffered an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.
Anyone with information about this death investigation is asked to call Major Crimes Detective J. Baynes at (804) 646-3617 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or atwww.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.