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* Richmond Man Shot and Killed in Area Cortez Stege is Fifth Murder Since Thursday

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Police are asking witnesses to come forward after a man was fatally shot Saturday night in the Cortez Stege area of Richmond in the city’s fifth homicide since Thursday, according to Richmond police.  At about 11:48 p.m. Saturday, officers responded to a reported shooting in the 2800 block of Virginia Avenue, police said. They found the victim at the southeast corner of South 28th Street and Virginia Avenue, and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.  The suspects fled and have not been identified, and the motive for the shooting is still under investigation, police said. This was the city’s fifth homicide since Thursday and the 41st homicide of the year. Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text at 408-355-0999 if you have any information on this crime.

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