Police ID man fatally shot during altercation in Richmond’s northside

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Police said in a news conference Tuesday morning that a 57-year-old man who was shot during an altercation in the city’s northside on Saturday has died.

Police say a 10-year-old girl was also shot during the altercation but she is expected to recover.

The incident happened in the 3500 block of 5th Avenue at about 10:20 p.m. Police quickly located the girl on a porch of a residence on 5th Avenue and the man, who has been identified as 57-year-old Victor A. Harris of the 3200 block of 5th Avenue, around the corner on Pollock Street.

The victims are not related and, at this time, detectives have not linked this incident to any other shootings in the city.

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