Richmond police searching for suspect accused of fatally shooting man

Police are searching for a suspect accused of fatally shooting a young man on West Macdonald Avenue in Richmond Thursday night.

Officers responded around 6 p.m. after a ShotSpotter system detected gunfire in the area.

On arrival they found a young male victim with multiple gunshots to the upper torso. He was pronounced deceased at the scene, police said.

The victim is being identified only as a young black male who was on foot at the time of the shooting.

The suspect remains at large, according to police, and detectives are investigating the homicide.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact homicide Detective M. Castillo at (510) 620-6673.
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