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Armed and dangerous man with ‘Cory’ tattoo wanted for South Richmond shooting

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Posted at 3:56 PM, Jul 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-28 15:58:46-04
Corey E. Young (SOURCE: Richmond Police Department)

Corey E. Young (SOURCE: Richmond Police Department)

RICHMOND, Va. — Police are searching for an armed and dangerous suspect wanted for a shooting that wounded a man at a South Richmond apartment complex on Midlothian Turnpike earlier this month.

When officers  were called to the Midlothian Village apartments in the 4000 block of Midlothian Turnpike around 7:40 p.m. on July 20 for a report of a person shot, they found a man inside an apartment with an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are asking for the public’s help to find 26-year-old Corey E. Young of Richmond. He is wanted on malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony charges.

Officials warned Young is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

Young is described as a black male, 6 feet tall, weighing about 153 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He has “Cory” tattooed on his right arm.

Anyone who sees him is urged to call police immediately. If you have information that could help police, call Major Crimes Detective Janet Mills at 804-646-6734 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip or submit a tip online at http://www.7801000.com.