Sunday morning shooting sends one to the hospital

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Police are investigating a robbery that turned violent early Sunday morning.

Police say that around 6:45am Sunday morning, a man walking near the 1100 block of Southwood Parkway was approached by an unknown man.

The suspect was carrying a firearm when he demanded money from the victim. During the interaction, the victim was shot and the suspect fled.

The victim was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

At this point, there is no suspect description.

Police ask anyone with any information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.

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