Woman injured after Richmond drive-by shooting

Posted at 9:34 PM, Sep 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-22 23:51:43-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police are investigating a drive-by shooting Thursday evening that left a woman with non life-threatening injuries.

Investigators said the shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. at the Oliver Crossing apartment complex on Coalter Street.

Police said the woman was walking up a hill towards the apartments when several gunshots ran out from a car on Coalter Street. She was struck in the leg. Police believe she was an innocent bystander.

The victim was taken to VCU Medical Center for non life-threatening injuries.

There is no suspect at this time. Police said the vehicle involved in the shooting was a sedan.

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