Police investigate homicide near VCU campus

Police investigate homicide near VCU campus
Police were called to the 400 block of Gilmer Street on Sunday, April 4 for the death. (Source: NBC12)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Police are investigating a homicide that occurred near VCU’s campus.

Police were called to the 400 block of Gilmer Street around 6:20 p.m. on Sunday, April 4 for the death.

At the scene, officers found a man with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect is in custody, police say.

The VCU Police Department says there is no ongoing threat to the VCU community at this time.

The Richmond Police Department is leading the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective A. Sleem at (804) 814-7123 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

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