East end stand off ends peacefully

Posted at 9:22 AM, Apr 21, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-21 18:20:52-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) - Richmond Police have just resolved a barricade situation on the city's east side.

Police tell us they responded to a home at 32nd and N St. at around 5:30 a.m. where a suspect had barricaded themselves inside.

Investigators now tell us this incident is related to a shooting that happened in the area earlier Saturday morning. Police tell us the shooting happened at around 12:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike. Two suspects were wanted in relation to that shooting, police say.

One of those suspects was surrounded inside the home in the 3200 block of N St. At  around 9:00 a.m., that suspect surrendered to police without incident.

RPD is still searching for a second suspect in connection to this shooting. The victim, described only as a male, was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at the hospital.

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