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A woman was found dead in a car Thursday following an apparent shooting in Richmond’s East End, police said.

Richmond Police said that around 6:51 a.m. Thursday, police were called to the 3400 block of Blakey Street where they found an adult woman in a car “suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.” She was pronounced dead at the scene, RPD said in a news release.

Police detectives are still working on finding out more information about the death. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J. Larry at (804) 646-5896 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or at . The P3 Tips smartphone app may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

jmattingly@timesdispatch.com

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Twitter: @jmattingly306​

Politics/Education Reporter

Justin Mattingly covers state government and education. A northern New York native and a Syracuse University alumnus, he's worked at the RTD since 2017. You can follow him on Twitter at @jmattingly306.

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