Christopher Richards identified as shooting victim on Wickham Ave. in Wakefield

Police have identified Christopher Richards as the victim of a fatal shooting on Wickham Avenue in Wakefield.

Christopher Richards

Christopher Richards

WAKEFIELD - Police have identified Christopher Richards as the man who was shot to death on Wickham Avenue in Wakefield Saturday night.

Authorities say the 23-year-old victim was shot several times in the torso and leg at around midnight.

Police responded to the scene and found the man unresponsive. He was taken to Jacobi Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

His death is under investigation.

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