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Victim Identified in this Weekend’s W Broad Street Homicide

At approximately 1:54 a.m. on December 5, 2020, officers responded to the 2200 block of W Broad Street for the report of a person shot.

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Richmond Police detectives have identified the victim in yesterday’s homicide on W Broad Street as Cory Hines, a male in his 30s.

At approximately 1:54 a.m. on December 5, 2020, officers responded to the 2200 block of W Broad Street for the report of a person shot. Once on scene, they discovered Hines sitting in a vehicle with apparent gunshot wounds. Before an ambulance arrived, Hines was driven by private vehicle to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives have determined the incident took place in the 2000 block of W Broad Street. They are working to identify a suspect.

W Broad Street is a major thoroughfare and detectives ask anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in that area, near the intersection of N Allison Street, to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective K. Hughes at (804) 646-3917 and (804) 385-7269 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. All Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.

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