Richmond man gunned down in street

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A man is dead after being gunned down in the 1100 block of Sheridan Street in Richmond.

It happened in Wayne County near the Indiana-Ohio boarder about 10:45 p.m. Friday night.

Investigators say Richmond resident Joseph Dawkins, 32, was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital.

A passerby found him lying in the street with multiple gunshot wounds and called police.

Police say this is the first homicide in Richmond this year.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Richmond Police Department at (765) 983-7247.