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A 16-year-old boy is dead after a Thursday night double shooting at a convenience store on Nine Mile Road in Richmond.

City police responded at 7:38 p.m. to the 3000 block of Nine Mile Road after receiving a report of shots fired. Arriving officers found two males who had been shot.

Police said the 16-year-old was shot outside the store and then went inside where he collapsed. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:59 p.m.

At his family’s request, his name will not be released.

A man who was inside the store at the time of the incident was also shot. He was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective D. Cuffley at (804) 646-0569 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

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