Teen Shot at Richmond Apartment Complex

A 17-year-old who was shot in the back at a Richmond apartment complex is expected to recover.

The shooting happened around 9:30 Thursday night at the Midlothian Village Apartments off of Midlothian Turnpike.
Police say the victim was shot in the back with shotgun pellets. He then walked to a home on Payton Avenue where he called 911.

The teen was taken to VCU Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries.

Richmond police say they were called to the apartment complex just before the shooting for reports of random gunfire.

As of Friday morning, no charges have been filed.

Copyright 2014 by Young Broadcasting of Richmond

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