Toddler, teen among 7 hurt in three shootings in Richmond


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Police are investigating five separate shootings that happened overnight Wednesday into Thursday. At least nine people have been hurt.

At 11:13 p.m. a woman was shot in the leg in Mosby Court while in a vehicle “traveling through the city,” according to police. She is expected to survive. Police say the exact location where the shooting occurred is unknown at this time.

Less than an hour later, at 12:06 a.m., police arrived on the scene on North 1st Street to investigate a shooting. They found two people hurt, both men. They were taken to a local hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police believe the injuries may have been the result of a drive-by shooting.

Minutes later at 12:10 a.m. police responded to the 2100 block of Accommodation Street for a shooting that involved two juvenile victims – a toddler and a teenager. Both were taken to the hospital by personal vehicle. Their injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.

Police don’t have any suspect information on these three shootings.

In addition to those seven victims, two people were rushed to the hospital overnight in the city after self-inflicted gunshot wounds. According to police, both were deemed accidental.

If you have any information about any of these incidents you’re asked to call Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.



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