Police: Man shot in leg late Friday morning in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Police are investigating after a male was shot in Richmond Friday morning.

Police tell 8News that officers were called to the 400 block of North First Street for the report of a shooting around 11:25 a.m. Officers arrived and found a male lying in the roadway suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the leg.

He was transported to a local hospital with injuries that are not considered life threatening.

Authorities say the shooting stemmed from an altercation, though at this point, a motive has not yet been determined.

Detectives are investigating. The suspect is still on the run.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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