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Four injured, one man dead in Whitcomb shooting (UPDATED)

UPDATE 3:28PM 8/25/2020:

Richmond Police detectives have identified the victim in last night’s homicide in Whitcomb Court as Timothy B. McMorris, a male in his 50s. 


From the RPD:

Five People Shot, One Dead in Whitcomb Court

At approximately 8:35 p.m., officers responded to the 2300 block of Bethel Street for several reports of random gunfire. Once on scene, they found three adult males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. One male was pronounced at the scene, one was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and one was transported with non-life threatening injuries.

Two other individuals with apparent gunshot wounds were self-transported to a local hospital – an adult female with non-life threatening injuries and a juvenile in his teens with life-threatening injuries.

The Major Crimes division’s detectives are investigating this incident. The Forensics Unit collected evidence and First Precinct leadership and Command Staff through the Chief of Police responded to the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective G. Bailey at (804) 646-6743 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. All Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.

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