Two men identified after two separate deadly shootings in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond police are investigating two deadly shootings that happened Saturday night.

The first one happened shortly before 11 a.m.  in the 2400 block of Carmine Street.

Police say they found Justin B. Townsend in the courtyard of an apartment complex with an apparent gunshot wound.

He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The second shooting happened about 15 minutes later in the 1400 block of Coalter Street.

Once on scene officers found Broderick F. Jones in the stairwell of the residence suffering from a gunshot wound. Jones was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say these shootings are not related.

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