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Man with injured shoulder rescued from Pony Pasture in James River

Posted at 5:20 PM, Aug 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-16 17:41:03-04

RICHMOND, Va. – A man with a shoulder injury has been rescued from Pony Pasture in the James River after getting stranded on a rock.

Richmond Fire and Rescue crews responded to emergency Tuesday afternoon.

Richmond Fire Chief Robert Creecy said the man injured himself while in the water and could not swim back to shore. It is unknown how the man injured himself at this time.

Richmond Fire and Rescue picking up the man up from the rock and brought him back to shore. He was put into an ambulance and transported to a local hospital.

CBS 6 has a crew on the scene. Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.