Shooting victim crashes car into fire hydrant in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va (WRIC) — Richmond Police are investigating a shooting in Church Hill.

Officers arrived on P Street near 32nd street around 12:30 a.m. Sunday to find a person laying in the road with a gunshot wound. This is just blocks away from George Mason Elementary School.

The victim crashed a car into a fire hydrant in the area so the Richmond Fire Department was called to turn off the hydrant.

The victim was taken to a hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

Police are looking for leads.  Right now they do not have any information on a suspect or motive in the shooting.

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

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