Last night at approximately 8:12 p.m., officers were called to the 400 block of Gilmer Street for the report of a shooting. Officers arrived and located a male with an apparent gunshot wound, down and unresponsive on a sidewalk on the 400 block of Gilmer Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.
Detectives are aware of the close proximity to Sunday’s fatal shooting on the same block. Detectives are looking into any correlation between the two incidents and whether there is a possible drug nexus.
Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective J. Higgins at (804) 814-7570 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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