Police ID victim of fatal overnight shooting in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond police have identified the victim of a fatal overnight shooting on Midlothian Turnpike.

Authorities were called to the 6500 block of Midlothian Turnpike shortly before 1 a.m. Once on scene, officers found 19-year-old Mark Jackson-Silver of the 1300 block of Jennie Scher Road suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Major Crimes detectives are working all available leads in this case, and continue to gather additional information as part of the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective A. Sleem at 646-3871 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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