Richmond shooting leaves 1 dead and 2 others injured, including child

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Police are investigating after three people were injured — one fatally — during a shooting in Richmond’s southside Monday night.

The shooting occurred in the Blue Ridge Estates apartment complex located in the 300 block of Red Ash Drive.

When officers arrived, they found a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Police say a 7-year-old female was also shot. Both victims were transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

As officers continued canvassing the area, they found a deceased person laying outside one of the units.

Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham said the unidentified suspect remains at large. Durham added that officers will continue to canvass the scene and question residents throughout the night in hopes of gaining more information about the shooting. In a news release shortly afterward, police said they had “strong leads” in the case.

If you have any information about this or any crime occurring in the metro Richmond area, call CRIME STOPPERS AT 780-1000.  You can also text your information to CRIMES, 274637, using the key word “itip” followed by your tip, or send us your tip online at 780-1000.com.  If your information is of value to police you could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000.

This is a developing story. Stay with 8News for updates. 

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