Man suffers life-threatening injuries in southside Richmond shooting

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Richmond’s southside Tuesday morning.

Authorities said they received a call of a person shot at 6:40 a.m.

Police found a man outside of a residence on Berrywood Road with a gunshot wound.

The man was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Melissa Agurs has lived on Berrywood Road for nearly 15 years, Tuesday morning, she was alarmed to find a man with a gunshot wound lying in the road across from her home.

“The gunshot was really close,” Agurs said. “I was like thinking someone had shot and then just drove by but when I saw the police cars I came out and he was laying across the street in the driveway.”

She said she hopes her home surveillance video captured the incident and will help police in their investigation.

Police had Berrywood and Kimrod Roads blocked off as authorities investigated, but the scene has since been cleared.

The investigation into the shooting remains ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

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