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Man hospitalized after suffering gunshot wound in Richmond

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Posted at 5:52 PM, May 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-05 17:52:25-04

RICHMOND, Va. — A man has taken to a local hospital after he was found shot in Richmond’s southside Thursday afternoon. Police responded to the 1500 block of Columbia Street for a man who suffered a gunshot wound.

A witness tells CBS 6 the man wasn’t shot at the location, but that’s where police where police was called to help the victim. Police have not released the location of the shooting.

CBS 6 reporter Mark Holmberg reports the man was shot in the city and dropped off at his mother’s house near Columbia Street.

The witness said the man’s gunshot wound seemed non-life-threatening, but police have not officially released the victim’s condition at this time.

Police also have not released any information about a possible suspect at this time.

Anyone with information about this shooting should call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.