RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A man has been taken to the hospital, after being shot in Richmond Friday evening.

According to Richmond police, the shooting occurred around 5 p.m. at the 5700 block of Swanson Road.

Police said that the adult male survived the shooting, and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

The incident is being investigated, and police at this time believe the shooting to be accidental.

Anyone with information on the shooting is encouraged to contact Major Crimes or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. All reporting methods are anonymous.

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