Richmond Police Searching for Suspect in Shooting of 15-Year-Old Saturday

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Police are searching for a suspect who shot a 15-year-old male in Richmond Saturday night.

Police responded to a report of a shooting at the 1200 block of St. James Street around 9 p.m. and found a 15-year-old male who was suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower stomach.

The victim was conscious and breathing as he was transported to VCU Medical Center with “an injury that is not considered life threatening,” police said Monday.

He was rushed to surgery and police are saying he is currently in stable condition. No suspect description of the shooter was given.

The incident is still under investigation.

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