3-year-old boy found fatally shot after random gunfire reported in Richmond

Posted at 7:40 AM, Feb 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-02 07:40:17-05

Authorities in Virginia’s capital city are investigating a shooting that left a 3-year-old boy dead.

Richmond Police say officers were called to a location on Southlawn Avenue shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday in response to reports of random gunfire and a person being shot.

Police say officers found the boy with an apparent gunshot wound.

He died at a hospital.

Detectives are continuing their investigation.