Victims from Shockoe Bottom shooting identified

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The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim of this morning’s homicide as Oscar W. Lewis II, 25, of the 1700 block of N. 29th Street. 

At approximately 1:16 a.m., officers patrolling in the area heard gunfire. When police arrived to the 1700 block of East Main Street they located Lewis and another individual suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds. Lewis was pronounced dead at the scene. The other individual was transported to a local hospital to be treated.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call Major Crimes Detective P. Mansfield at (804) 646-6996 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com.

The Richmond Police Department has identified the second victim as Deonte M. Bullock, 29, of the 2200 block of Carrington Street in the homicide which occurred early Sunday morning in Shockoe Bottom.

At approximately 1:16 a.m., officers patrolling in the area heard gunfire. When police arrived to the 1700 block of East Main Street they located Bullock and Oscar W. Lewis II, 25, of the 1700 block of N. 29th Street suffering from life threatening gunshot wounds. Lewis was pronounced dead at the scene.

Bullock was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries this afternoon.

The medical examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective P. Mansfield at (804) 646-6996 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com.

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