Murder on Carmine Street

The incident took place Saturday evening around 6:30 PM.

From RPD:

Carmine Street Homicide Victim Identified

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim in a homicide that occurred yesterday (Saturday) evening in Whitcomb Court.

A few minutes before 6:30 p.m., officers were called to the 2300 block of Carmine Street for reports of shots fired and a person down. Upon arrival, they located two victims in a grassy area between apartment buildings. One victim, identified as Jaquan Clark, 18, of the 2800 block of Broad Rock Boulevard, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A third victim was found a short distance away suffering from a gunshot wound. The two injured men were taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Detectives are actively working all available leads in the case and continue to gather information about this incident as part of their ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Richard Edwards at 646-0606 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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