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Police: man injured in attempted robbery & shooting

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Posted at 7:50 AM, Apr 02, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-02 07:50:48-04

RICHMOND, Va (WTVR).- Authorities are looking for a suspect in a late-night attempted robbery and shooting in the city’s East End.

Both Richmond and Henrico Police responded to the incident, which occurred at about 11 o’clock Sunday night.

Officers received a call from the alleged victim; police said they located the man at the Henrico Arms apartment complex, with a gunshot wound to the shoulder.

The victim reports he was shot nearby on Parker Street and Darbytown Road. Police said the man was transported to VCU Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Richmond police are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Richmond Police or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.