Pregnant woman shot in South Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The woman who was shot in South Richmond Tuesday afternoon is pregnant, according to her nephew.

Officers responded to the 2200 block of Summer Hill Avenue at 2:46 p.m. for reports of a shooting, Richmond Police said. Authorities found a woman, who was not identified, with an apparent gunshot wound.

Police said the woman was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries. The woman’s nephew, however, told 8News Wednesday that she and the baby are expected to survive.

At this time, there’s no suspect information.

Stay with 8News for updates to this developing story.

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