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Northside shooting sends man to hospital with injured hand

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Posted at 12:48 PM, Feb 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-23 00:10:10-05

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR)- Police are investigating a shooting in the city's Northside Saturday morning.

According to Richmond police, shortly before 9:15 a.m., crews were dispatched to the 4200 block of Old Brook Road at Bellevue Apartments for a report of a shooting.

When they arrived they found an adult male victim, suffering from a gun shot wound to the hand. Police originally believed the injury was self-inflicted, but after investigation discovered the victim was shot by a known suspect after an argument.

The suspect fled the scene, and detectives are working to locate the suspect.

The victim was transported to VCU Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.