Man fighting for his life after South Richmond shooting

Posted at 5:01 PM, Sep 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-20 17:35:45-04

RICHMOND, Va. — Richmond police are investigating a shooting in Richmond’s southside that has left a man with serious injuries.

Police confirm they responded to a shooting in the 6300 block of Jahnke Road. The said the shooting happened around 4:19 p.m.

Investigators say after being shot the victim crossed street to a Shell gas station, where police located him. He has been transported to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Police are looking for two suspects who fled the scene after the shooting. Police believe they possibly got into a vehicle. No suspect description has been released at this time.

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

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