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A 31-year-old man was fatally shot in South Richmond late Sunday.

Authorities on Monday identified him as Jamal W. Ellis, 31, of the 3900 block of Decatur Street.

At 9:48 p.m., Richmond police responded to the 700 block of Spaine Street, near the intersection of Hull Street and East Belt Boulevard, for a shooting.

Once they arrived at the scene, police found Ellis suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The state medical examiner’s office will determine the manner and cause of death.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

— From staff reports

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