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Juvenile shot near playground in Richmond neighborhood

Posted at 6:17 PM, Mar 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-28 19:17:29-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police are investigating a shooting in Richmond's Fairfield Court neighborhood.

Neighbors at the scene tell CBS 6 the shooting happened at the intersection of Selden and N. 25th right by a kids playground. Neighbors said a birthday party was going on at the time of the shooting, but the two are not related.

Police said they a call came in for shots fired at 5:17pm. Police said a juvenile male suffered at least one gun shot wound. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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No suspect is in custody at this time.

Police ask anyone with information to contact Crimes Stoppers at 780-1000.

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