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Teenage girl injured in Creighton Court shooting, search for suspect underway

Posted at 9:57 PM, Aug 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-24 23:45:58-04

RICHMOND, Va. – Police are investigating a shooting in Richmond’s Creighton Court that has left a teenage girl with injuries.

Police said an officer was driving near the area when they heard gunshots around 9:15 p.m. The officer responded to the scene in the 2000 block of Creighton Rd., where someone was yelling for help.

A teenage girl was at the location suffering from a gunshot wound. She was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Her injuries have now been upgraded to non-life threatening.

Creighton Court Shooting

There is no information about a suspect at this time.

CBS 6 has a crew on the scene.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Arcellious Demery at (804) 646-5999 or Crime Stoppers at 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.

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