via the RPD:
Gilpin Court Homicide
At approximately 8 p.m., the Richmond Police Department received a call of a shot fired in Gilpin Court. Officers arrived and found a deceased male between housing units in the 1300 block of St. John Street.
The victim is described as a black male in his early 20’s. He appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound.
The Medical Examiner will determine cause of death.
The area is a dense housing community and detectives have been asking the many neighbors and those in the area at the time for any information that can assist the investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens may also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.