Victim Identified in Southside Homicide

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The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim in this morning’s homicide in the Bellemeade neighborhood as Garry Harrison Jr., 28, of the 2200 block of Ruffin Road.


Shortly after midnight on Sunday, Jan. 7, police received a call for a person shot at the intersection of Columbia Avenue and Jefferson Davis Highway. When officers responded to the area they located a black Nissan sedan in the 2400 block of Warwick Ave with two shooting victims inside. The adult male, Harrison, was pronounced at the scene. The second victim, an adult female, was transported to a local hospital where she is being treated for life threatening injuries.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

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

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