RPD detectives seek information in Jackson Ward shooting

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Police in Richmond are seeking information regarding a shooting in Jackson Ward that left one man with life-threatening injuries Tuesday night.

The shooting took place at the intersection of North 1st Street and Duvall Street in Richmond.

A witness told police as he and the victim were walking on 1st Street, they were approached by four unknown suspects. It is believed a group of males were observed in the next block and that someone from the group fired towards the victim, striking him. All four suspects then fled the scene toward Gilpin Court.

“We need the assistance of the community and anyone who may have witnessed something suspicious,” said Major Crimes Sgt. Claude Picard. “Any information will help bring us closer to getting these dangerous individuals off the street and bring closure to the victim and his family.”

The man was taken to the hospital where he is still being treated for his wounds.  No suspect information is available at this time.

If you have any information about this or any other crimes taking place in the Richmond area contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at http://www.7801000.com. Submit tips to GUN250 about persons illegally possessing guns by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, then using keyword “GUN250” followed by your tip. Rewards up to $250. Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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