Richmond police identify fatal shooting victim

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police in Richmond, Virginia, have identified a fatal shooting victim.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that 21-year-old Javonte Mangum died in the shooting early Sunday.

Police say officers responded to a report of random gunfire at Creighton Road at about 3:47 a.m. When they arrived, police found Mangum suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was taken to a hospital and died later Sunday.


Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch,

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