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Incident Report for Case #2018-329393

Incident Type

Murder/Homicide

Incident Date

08/25/2018 - 6:52 AM

Address

2000 block Cameron Dr.

Victim(s)

Male, age 23, Madison

Update

The deceased has been identified as a 23-year-old Madison man. Casings have been recovered near where his body was found, and it's believed the homicide happened at the Cameron Dr. location. Officers canvassing the neighborhood learned some did hear noises around 3:30 a.m., but thought it was fireworks and did not call 911. It will be up to the Medical Examiner to release the name of the victim. The Gang Unit, Forensic Services, West District officers and detectives are assisting VCU in the investigation.



 

Last updated 08/25/2018 at 1:55 PM by PIO Joel Despain

Details

The Violent Crime Unit is investigating an apparent homicide this morning. A passerby called 911 after finding a body on a lawn of a home in the 2000 block of Cameron Dr. The deceased is a man around 20. He has not been identified. The preliminary investigation indicates he suffered gunshot wounds. There were no reports of shots fired in the area overnight, and it has not been determined where the shooting took place. Chief Koval will brief media with the latest information at the West District station at 1:00 p.m.

Released 08/25/2018 at 8:31 AM by PIO Joel Despain

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