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* Joseph Bossett Arrested For Shooting On Richmond Iron Triangle Area On The Richmond Greenway Bike Path

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A man who was shot on a bike path in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood Saturday night is not expected to survive, Richmond police Sgt. Bisa French said today.Shortly after 6:45 p.m., police found the victim lying on the Richmond Greenway bike path near the intersection of Second Street and Ohio Avenue, French said.He was taken to a local hospital with what appeared to be a single gunshot wound.A short time later, police arrested 54-year-old Richmond resident Joseph Bossett.

Investigators believe Bossett and the victim knew each other and got into a confrontation, and that Bossett shot the victim, French said.Bossett was being held at the Martinez Detention Facility today on suspicion of murder and assault with a deadly weapon. His bail has been set at $530,000, a county jail official said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Richmond Police Department’s homicide section at (510) 620-6612, Detective Eric Haupt at (510) 620-6620, or the anonymous tip line at (510) 232-TIPS.

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