1 man dead, another injured in Forest Hill shooting

Police say they found one man dead at a townhome complex, another was injured at a fire station up the road
Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 8:34 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 24, 2023 at 11:09 PM EST
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - One man is dead, and another is hospitalized after a shooting in south Richmond Tuesday evening.

On Jan. 24, Richmond police were called to the 2100 block of Kenmore Avenue for the report of a shooting.

On scene, they found a man who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Moments later, a second call came up the road in the 7400 block of Forest Hill Avenue at Fire Station 24. More officers responded and found another man who had been shot with life-threatening injuries. He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Detectives believe these two incidents are related.

One neighbor who didn’t want to go on camera says her daughter was assaulted in the area a few days ago.

“It’s just getting ridiculous where you can’t even be safe where you rest your head,” the neighbor said. “We pay so much money for rent, and we can’t even live safe. It’s just getting to be too much. People can’t come home from work. People can’t go to work. People can’t go to the store in fear of something like this.”

Anyone with information about either of these incidents is asked to call Detective M. Young at 804-646-3926 or contact Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.