Richmond police investigating shooting that killed 21-year-old man

Police are investigating a shooting that killed a 21-year-old man in Richmond Saturday evening.

Around 6:05 p.m., a resident called to report that a person was bleeding from an apparent gunshot wound in the 1700 block of Maine Avenue, according to police.

Once at the scene, officers rendered first aid to the victim until medical personnel arrived, police said.

The victim was identified as Richmond resident Malik Booker. Booker was airlifted to a hospital, where he died from his injuries, police said.

No suspect information was available.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Homicide police Detective Jason Wentz at (510) 621-1259.
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