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Richmond Police: 18-year-old victim identified in Oak Grove neighborhood homicide

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Richmond Police detectives have identified the 18-year-old victim in the homicide that occurred Wednesday on Edwards Avenue.

Tyshawn White, 18, of Richmond, suffered an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police report that officers were called to the 1600 block of Edwards Avenue at 1:27 p.m. for the report of a person shot.

Officers arrived and a relative of the victim directed officers to White who was down and unresponsive inside the residence.

Detectives are seeking video from surveillance cameras from the area which is in the northern area of the Oak Grove neighborhood.

Anyone with information or video is asked to call Major Crimes Detective G. Sullivan at (804) 646-3929 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.