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Two males shot on Rosetta Street in Richmond; one died at local hospital

Crystal Graham
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A 46-year-old man is dead after a shooting in the 2300 block of Rosetta Street in Richmond yesterday morning.

Ricky Dewitt, of Richmond, died at a local hospital.

At 5:29 a.m., a Richmond Police officer on patrol heard gunshots and drove towards Rosetta Street to investigate.

A member of the public flagged down the officer and told them that two persons had been shot.

The officer located Dewitt and another adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. They were both transported to a local hospital. The other male had an injury that was not considered life threatening.

The investigation continues.

Anyone with information about this homicide and aggravated assault is asked to call Detective C. Tovar at (804) 646-6739 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.