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Man dead, woman injured after double shooting on East Broad Street in Richmond

The school alert said the shooting was on East Broad Street between 3rd and 4th Streets. People are cautioned to avoid the area. VCU said police are currently on-scene.



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According to the reports of the police, a person was killed in a gunshot that took place in broad daylight on East Broad Street in the downtown area of Richmond on Thursday afternoon.

At approximately 2:30 in the afternoon, the Richmond Police Department was dispatched to East Broad Street between 3rd and 4th streets.

During the incident, in addition to the victim who was killed, a second individual had injuries that were not considered to be life-threatening.

Both precise details on the victims and a suspect in the shooting have not been made public by the Richmond Police Department as of yet.

The location of the crime site is about a half mile to the east of the Richmond Police Headquarters and about a half mile to the west of the Richmond City Hall.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.

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