2 people shot near Richmond community center

Posted at 4:00 PM, Oct 09, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-09 17:51:52-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) - Two people were shot near Ann-Hardy Community Center near  1st Avenue and Milton St. in Richmond Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

Police told CBS 6 News Shelby Brown they  were called about a shooting near the intersection around 3 p.m.  That’s where they found a male victim lying in the road.

Police said female victim was discovered a few blocks away on Delaware Avenue. Police said that the woman has been shot, but was able to drive away from the scene.

Police said both victims suffered non-life threatening injuries and that they believe incidents are connected.

Police said they are looking for a black male around 26 years old who was last seen wearing a black hoodie and jeans. The suspect was driving a reddish-purple late-model midsize sedan with a pushed in back bumper.

If you have information that could help police, call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Stay with CBS 6 News and for updates on this developing story.