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Teenager hurt in shooting near Richmond elementary school

Posted at 6:39 AM, Nov 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-09 06:51:37-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- A teenager suffered a non-life threatening injury when he was shot Sunday night in Richmond. The shooting was reported at about 8:45 p.m. Sunday along the 1100 block of Sumpter Street, a few blocks from Maymont Elementary.

When Richmond Police responded to the shooting call, officers found a 16-year-old victim. Circumstances around the shooting remain under investigation and have not yet been released. The child was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police have not yet released a description of the shooting suspect. Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000