Police ID victim in Chamberlayne Ave homicide

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Police in Richmond have identified the man who died at the hospital after he was shot in Richmond Thursday morning.

The victim, who has been identified as 24-year-old Jerode R. Green of the 200 block of Winston Street in Henrico County, was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the hip in the 4200 block of Chamberlayne Avenue shortly after 8 a.m.

He was transported to VCU Medical Center where he later died.

Detectives with the Major Crimes Division are investigating the incident as a homicide and ask anyone with information to come forward.

“It is believed there were multiple witnesses in the area at the time, including those who were traveling to work or school,” Detective Victoria Griffith-Matko said. “We urge anyone who has any information to come forward. Any tip can help us make an arrest and take these individuals off the street.”

If you have any information about this or any other crimes taking place in the Richmond area contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at http://www.7801000.com. Submit tips to GUN250 about persons illegally possessing guns by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, then using keyword “GUN250” followed by your tip. Rewards up to $250. Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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