Teen suffers life-threatening injuries in Richmond shooting

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened on the 4000 block of North Avenue Friday morning.

Police were called to the scene just before 9:30 a.m.

Richmond Police told 8News a 17-year-old boy sustained life-threatening injuries in the shooting.

John Marshall High, Henderson Middle, Ginter Park Elementary and Mary Scott Regional Preschool placed on lockdown for several hours due to the proximity of the investigation.

Police are now searching for a white vehicle that may have been involved.

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