Murder on the 4800 block of Old Brook Road

At approximately 9:06 p.m., the Richmond Police Department received a call of shots fired in the 4800 block of Old Brook Road.

Officers arrived three minutes later and found a male dead from an apparent gunshot wound in the hallway of 4814 Old Brook Road.

The victim is described as a black male in his 30’s.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

K-9 units attempted to track a suspect while detectives canvassed the apartments and grounds in the area. Forensics detectives processed the scene.

This is the Northside’s seventh homicide in 2012, and the city’s 30th. You can view more data about Richmond’s murders over on RVANews.