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Victim shot near elementary school on Richmond’s Northside

Posted at 11:16 PM, Apr 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-12 03:34:00-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- One person was shot on Richmond's Northside Monday night, police sources tell CBS 6.

Richmond Police were on the scene in the 2100 block of 4th Ave. Monday night. Sources said the shooting happened around 10:30 p.m., less than a half mile away from Overby-Sheppard Elementary School.

4th street shooting

Sources said the victim was taken to VCU Medical Center. The extent of their injuries was not clear.

Neighbors tell CBS 6 they heard several shots around that time frame. On neighbor even said she saw two cars speeding away from the scene.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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