Police: Robbery/Shooting in Richmond’s Southside

Posted at 11:32 PM, Oct 25, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-25 23:33:42-04

RICHMOND, Va (WTVR)- Richmond Police are currently investigating a violent robbery and shooting that took place on the city's Southside. Around 8:30p.m. Friday night police responded to a robbery and shooting at the corner of the 3500 block of Hull St.

Police sources tell CBS6 the Asian business owner of a mechanic shop  was standing in front of his business when he  approached by two males. One of the suspects  flashed a gun then shots rang out, striking the victim in the back. The victim was taken to VCU Medical center with life threatening injuries.

Police say that cash was taken in this robbery. If anyone has any information Richmond police urge you to call crime stoppers at 804-780-1000.