Two shot, one fatally, at Richmond park Monday night

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A 21-year-old man was killed and a 19-year-old man injured in a shooting Monday night at La Moine Park in Richmond’s May Valley neighborhood, police said.

The incident unfolded about 10:50 p.m., when officers responded to the park at 3501 Morningside Drive on calls on shots fired, Richmond police Lt. Felix Tan said.

Two victims of an apparent shooting were found, including 21-year-old Eric Brown of Richmond, who suffered multiple gunshot wounds and died at the scene, Tan said.

The 19-year-old Rodeo man suffered gunshot wounds in his lower extremities and is expected to survive.

“As of this writing, there is nobody in custody, although it appears to be an isolated incident, the motive is undetermined,” Tan said.

Anyone with any information about this incident is encouraged to call RPD Homicide Detective J. Wentz at (510) 621-1259.