Teen shot near community center on Richmond’s Northside

Posted at 8:47 PM, Nov 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-09 20:50:17-05

RICHMOND, Va. – A teen is fighting for his life at a local hospital after being shot in Richmond’s Northside Wednesday evening.

Police said the shooting happened just before 6:00 p.m. on Dunn Avenue, near the Hotchkiss Field Community Center on E Brookland Park Blvd.

When officers arrived to the scene they discover a teen suffering from a serious gunshot wound. He has been transported to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

There is no information on a suspect at this time.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000, online at or by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the keyword “ITip” followed by your tip.

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