Two people detained after shooting, foot pursuit in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond police report that two suspects are in custody Saturday afternoon after they allegedly opened fire at a person, doing damage to a nearby car.

Police said that the victim escaped unscathed, but the suspects ran away on foot.

The incident happened in the 1500 block of North 21st Street just after 4 p.m.

Police said that after a brief chase on foot, they were able to detain two suspects. Police said that they recovered one firearm from the suspects.

No injuries were reported as a result of the altercation.

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