Earl Young Jr., 44, Killed in Henrico County Shooting: Here’s What Happened

44-year-old man Earl Young Jr., from Henrico, was killed in a deadly shooting this past Sunday. The police were called to the scene following reports of a ‘suspicious situation’. Read on to learn how did Earl Young Jr. die, what happened to him, and who killed the Henrico man.

The reported incidents of shooting have gone up significantly lately. Three days ago, another female victim was shot near the Gordon Ln & Nine Mile Rd area. The investigation is continuing for both cases and Earl Young Jr.’s family has been informed about the tragedy.

Earl Young Jr. Identified as the Man Killed in Henrico Shooting

Earl Young Jr, 44, has been identified as the victim of the Henrico County, Virginia shooting that took place on Sunday, August 20, 2023, near Williamsburg Road. The local police responded to the intersection of Emporia Street and Hillbrook Avenue, in eastern Henrico at about 9 PM.

They were called following reports of what was described as a ‘suspicious situation’ when several citizens hear several gunshot sounds and screaming noises. Upon reaching the Henrico-Richmond line, police found the corpse of Earl Young Jr.

According to the police, Earl Young Jr. was shot in the 4800 block of Hillbrook Avenue, near its intersection with Hillbrook Avenue in Eastern Henrico, just after 9 PM. Due to multiple gunshot wounds, Earl Young Jr. died at the scene.

The police also witnessed a group of males running from a yard and fleeing in vehicles before they located Young in a yard lying lifeless with apparent gunshot wounds.

Another man was shot in Henrico-Richmond Line Shooting

Apart from Earl Young Jr., another was shot in the Henrico-Richmond line shooting that took place this past Sunday. The unidentified man approached the police and reported that he had also been shot. No personal details are available about him at this time.

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He reportedly had a gunshot wound on his hip. He was rushed to a local hospital where he got treatment for non-life-threatening injuries. His condition is fine at the time of this writing. No other person was injured in the deadly shooting.

Who was Earl Young Jr.?

Earl Young Jr. was a 44-year-old man from Henrico. He has been identified as the person shot and killed in the fatal shooting that occurred near Williamsburg Road on Sunday. His family has been informed about the devastating news.

Unfortunately, no other personal details about Earl Young Jr. are available at this time. We are trying to gather more information about the deceased. This section will be updated later. Earl Young Jr. was found dead in the following yard:

Who Shot and Killed Earl Young Jr.?

The Henrico County Police are seeking suspects in the deadly shooting where Earl Young Jr. died. They are treating the case as a homicide and an apparent murder. The investigation is going on but no suspects have been decided yet.

The motive behind the shooting is not known either. Once more information is released, we will add more details here. Make sure you keep visiting us. This is the second scary shooting incident in Henrico this week. The number of such mishaps has significantly risen up lately.

The police are urging anyone who may have seen or heard anything related to the shooting to contact them at (804) 501-5581 or submit tips anonymously through Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780- 1000 or by using P3tips.com.

Our deepest condolences go to the family, friends, and loved ones of Earl Young Jr. This is a developing story. We will keep adding the latest updates here.

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