Police ID victim in southside shooting

RICHMOND, VA (WRIC) — Police in Richmond are investigating a shooting that has left one man dead. It happened in the 200 block of Playn Street located off of Hull Street shortly after 6 a.m. on Sunday.

Officers arrived within minutes after receiving the call and pronounced the victim, who has been identified as 56-year-old Albert “Cartoon” Trower, dead at the scene.

No information regarding the suspect has been released at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with any information about this incident or this individual is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip or submit a tip online atwww.7801000.com.

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