Police investigating double shooting at South Richmond gas station


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities are investigating an early Tuesday morning double shooting in Southside Richmond.

Just after midnight, police were called to the BP gas station on Westover Hills Blvd. Officers found a man with multiple gunshot wounds at the scene. Police say he was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and is undergoing surgery.

A second victim was found further down Midlothian Turnpike with a gunshot wound to the arm, police say, but is expected to recover.

According to police, the shooting happened in the parking lot of the gas station and no one inside was hurt.

Richmond police are now searching for three men wearing dark clothing who took off in a dark colored SUV.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.This is a developing story. Stay with 8News online and on air for the latest updates.Click here to check on crime in your area.Click hereto download the new-and-improved 8News AppNever miss another Facebook post from 8NewsFind 8News on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram; send your news tips to iReport8@wric.com.

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