Police Identify Man Killed After Fatal Richmond Shooting On Phaup Street

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Police are investigating after a fatal shooting Tuesday night in the city.

Police detectives have identified the victim of Richmond’s first homicide of the year as Walter M. Robinson III, 23, of the 1900 block of Raven Street.

Authorities say they responded to a call for shots fired around 5:26 p.m. last Tuesday, January 27, at 21st and Phaup Streets.

Police found Robinson suffering from gunshot wounds at the scene. He was transported to VCU Medical Center for treatment. He died from his injuries on Saturday.

Detectives ask anyone with any information to call Detective Ed Aeschlimann at 646-3351 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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