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Richmond woman shot in face

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Posted at 11:04 AM, Jan 19, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-19 18:51:23-05

RICHMOND,Va. (WTVR) -- A woman was shot in the face in the city's Southside overnight.

According to Richmond police, the incident happened Sunday at 2:45 a.m. in the 4500 block of Mellenbeck Rd.

Officers responded to a call for an aggravated assault. When they arrived, they discovered a 48-year-old female victim with a gunshot wound to the face.

The victim was transported to Chippenham Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police said they have a known suspect.