Richmond Police investigate deadly shooting

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RICHMOND, Ind. (WDTN) — Richmond Police are investigating a deadly shooting.

Officers were called to the 1100 block of Sheridan Street around 10:45 p.m. Friday.

When police arrived, they found 32-year-old Joseph Dawkins with multiple gunshot wounds.

Dawkins was taken to Reid Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives and officers are processing the crime scene and canvassing the neighborhood for any potential witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call Richmond Police at 765-983-7356. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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