Shortly after 1700 local time (2100 UTC) on 6 June 2023, a gunman opened fire on a crowd of people in Monroe Park in downtown Richmond, the state capital of Virginia. The shooting followed a high school graduation ceremony that had just concluded inside the Altria Theater, located across the street from the park. Two people were killed and five others suffered gunshot wounds. At least 12 more people were injured during the panic that followed the initial sounds of gunfire. Police have arrested a suspect in relation to the shooting. Additional details regarding the shooting, including the perpetrator’s motive, remain unknown.