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Man, Woman Injured in Creighton Court Shooting

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Police were called to the 2100 block of Creighton Court in Richmond for reports of a shooting around 4 p.m. Thursday. A man and woman were found shot and taken to the hospital. Police were called to the 2100 block of Creighton Court in Richmond for reports of a shooting around 4 p.m. Thursday. A man and woman were found shot and taken to the hospital.
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - A man and woman were shot in the 2100 block of Creighton Court Thursday afternoon; the woman is now hospitalized with life-threatening condition.

Latisha Coleman and her 2-year-old son live down the street.

"I was walking, and I heard a big boom noise but I thought it was one of those firecrackers, but obviously it wasn't when I came up the street and saw the police," she said.

Police responded to the scene around 4 p.m. for reports of a shooting. 

"Upon arrival they observed an adult male and an adult woman suffering from an apparent gunshot would," said Lt. Jason Hudson with the Richmond Police Department.

The two were taken to VCU Medical Center. The women had with life-threatening injuries.

"I was shocked I was scared I was putting myself in that predicament like if me and my son had been walking it could've happened to us," said Coleman.

Police say the two were shot on the street right by a black parked SUV, but they don't know if the car was involved in any way.

Detectives and the forensics unit were on the scene investigating.

"Processing the scene, collecting evidence and speaking with people who potentially may have heard, seen, observed anything that took place out here," said Lt. Hudson.

Meanwhile residents like Coleman can't believe something so close to her home happened in broad daylight.

"Because we be out here during the day walking up and down the street all the time."

Police have not released any suspect information, nor details on how or if the victims know each other.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Stay with 8News for updates on this developing story.

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