Two dead in separate Richmond shootings Tuesday

23rd Street fight turns fatal

Two men were killed in separate shootings in Richmond on Tuesday.

The first shooting occurred about 1:30 p.m. at S. 12th Street and Virginia Avenue, Richmond police Lt. Felix Tan said. Antwan Foster, 42, of Oakland, was found suffering from a gunshot wound and died from his injuries.

Then at 9:45 p.m., police were called to the 200 block of Gertrude Avenue, where they found Antioch resident Paul King on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso, Tan said.

King died at the scene.

No suspects have been arrested in connection with either shooting.


  1. Mama laine no they not they dont care that we are hurting i asked them about larry McDonald Jr my brothet wad killed on 1st street in 2008 my mom was sick a grieved to death they really dont care i asked about them heaving a cold case unit and they response was we dont have the budget well let me tell u something we dont have the money to keep burying our kids!! You guys had the recourse to put up those damn gun blings but by time u get there its too late a waste of money get detective Graham back and open a cold casa unit please so we can have some peace knowing that your citizens are killing our kids!!!

  2. I had know idea Richmond police dept. claimed to not have money for Solving Cold Case files…
    These r peoples lives, being pushed to the back burner…
    Misscarriage of Justice..
    I pray we pressure the legislature/mayor/county board to please… Please appropriate more funds to ease American citizens pain and sense of basic safety. And value of all the Richmond citizens have paid for so many.. Many … Many years of taxes to claim no budget to find whos killing our families and innocent children… I Watch First48 …
    And my prayers are with u still… In Jesus Name, amen…
    Your poet..mj