44-year-old man fatally shot in Richmond

Richmond police activity report from May 20-26
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A 44-year-old man was fatally shot in the 900 block of 9th Street Friday night, police said.

Officers responded to the area following a ShotSpotter activation of 20 rounds at 6:51 p.m. and found Joe Frank Walker III, a Richmond resident, suffering from gunshot wounds to the torso, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

An argument may have led up to the shooting, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call the Richmond Police Department at (510) 620-6622.