Richmond Police Identify Sunday Night Shooting Victim

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The Richmond Police Department is conducting a death investigation into a fatal shooting that occurred last night on the city’s south side.

At approximately 10:47 p.m., Sunday, January 29, RPD officers responded to a report of a gunshot victim who had arrived at Chippenham Hospital. The victim, Mikequan Blakey, 21, of the 3200 block of Ransom Hills Road, Chesterfield was pronounced dead at 10:55 p.m.

A report minutes earlier of random gunfire in the 1000 block of Forestview School Drive helped officers identify the crime scene where the shooting took place.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Mark Godwin at (804) 646-5533 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at

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