73-year-old man shot in head

August 25, 2008 9:06:41 AM PDT
A 73-year-old man was shot in the head and killed in Richmond on Sunday night while he was driving a car that subsequently crashed into a boathouse, police Lt. Johan Simon said.

A person called and reportedly told police about a shooting at South 15th Street and Virginia Avenue around 9:50 p.m. Immediately after, a woman called and said the car was a half-mile further down Virginia Avenue at South Marina Boulevard, Simon said.

Police arrived and found the man dead inside the crashed car with a woman in her 30s in the passenger seat, uninjured, Simon said.

Simon said she might have been the woman who reported the shooting.

A gun was retrieved outside of the car in the same area, he said.