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Man found dead near Richmond's Lucas Park

Monday, February 04, 2013

A man was found fatally shot near a Richmond park early Monday morning, a police lieutenant said.

Just before 3 a.m., a man believed to be in his 20s was found near the rear of Lucas Park and Playground near the train tracks that run near Pennsylvania Avenue, Richmond police Lt. Bisa French said.

An officer who was on patrol was flagged down by a witness who saw the body on the other side of the park's fence, French said.

The man was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

There was no suspect information as of this morning, French said.

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