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Richmond Police: Victim identified in Floyd Avenue fatal shooting on Tuesday

Crystal Graham
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Richmond Police detectives have identified the victim in the fatal shooting last night on Floyd Avenue.

Michael Jones, 48, of Richmond, was pronounced dead at the scene from an apparent gunshot wound.

At 8:20 p.m., officers were called to the 2300 block of Floyd Avenue for the report of trouble unknown.

Officers arrived to a duplex and located Jones down and unresponsive in the residence.

Detectives with the major crimes unit are investigating the homicide.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call Major Crimes Detective B. Plaskett at (804) 646-3431 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.