Police are investigating an early morning violent armed robbery
COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WRIC) -
One man is recovering in the hospital this morning after he was shot during an armed robbery early Tuesday.
Colonial Heights Police said it happened just before 2:20 a.m. in the Town Hall Shopping Center located in the 1500 block of Boulevard. The victim was walking behind a store when two men confronted and robbed him at gunpoint.
During the altercation the victim was shot in the stomach. He was transported to VCU Medical Center and is expected to survive.
No one has been arrested and officers are working with the victim to get suspect descriptions.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at 748-0660.