Louisa County man dead after early morning shooting in Charlottesville

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Updated: Dec. 27, 2020 at 9:07 AM EST
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A Louisa County man is dead after an early morning shooting in Charlottesville.

The Charlottesville Police Department responded to a call for a shooting in the 900 block of South 1st Street shortly before 1 a.m. There, they found 32-year-old Jamarcus B. Washington of Louisa County unresponsive on the sidewalk. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

CPD is encouraging anyone with more information to contact the department at (434) 970-3280, or Crime Stoppers at (434) 977-4000.

EARLIER: The Charlottesville Police Department says it is investigating a homicide in the 900 block of South 1st Street.

CPD announced early Sunday, December 27, that it believes the incident happened just before 1 a.m.

No other information was given, though the Charlottesville Police Department says it will be providing updates on social media.

CHARLOTTESVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE - 12/27/2020:

On December 27, 2020, at 0057 hours, the Charlottesville Police Department responded to a call of shots fired in the 900 block of South First Street. When officers arrived, they located an unresponsive male laying on the sidewalk.

The male, identified as Jamarcus B. Washington, a 32-year-old resident of Louisa County, was pronounced dead at the scene. The Charlottesville Police Department sends condolences to the family and friends of Washington.

If anyone has any information related to this homicide, they are encouraged to contact the Charlottesville Police Department at (434) 970-3280. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crime Stoppers at (434) 977-4000.

A reward of up to $1,000 is available through Crime Stoppers for information leading to an arrest.

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