Man found shot inside Richmond Motel room; search underway for shooter

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities are investigating after a man was found shot inside a motel room in the city’s northside late Tuesday morning.

Police were called to the Richmond Motel, located in the 2600 block of Chamberlayne Avenue, just before 11:30 a.m. for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot inside a motel room. 

Officers also found another man inside the same motel room who had been hit in the head by an unknown object. 

Both men were taken to the hospital with injuries that aren’t considered life-threatening. 

Detectives are looking for a suspect and are canvassing the area. A suspect description was not immediately available.

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