Shooting reported near elementary school

Posted at 6:38 AM, Jan 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-30 06:38:38-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police are investigating a shooting near a Richmond elementary school.

Police sources told CBS 6 Crime Insider Jon Burkett a person was shot and killed on Forestview School Drive, near Redd Elementary on Richmond's Southside, just after 11 p.m. Sunday.

Someone drive the shooting victim to Chippenham Hospital, according to Burkett's sources.

Police have not officially commented on the shooting victim's condition. A police spokesperson said officers continue to investigate and more information would be released later Monday morning.

If fatal, the shooting would be the city's third homicide Sunday.

Early Sunday, the mother of a young girl was found dead inside her car in the Brookland Park neighborhood. Around 9 p.m. Sunday, police found a man shot inside a crashed SUV on Snead road.

Police have not said if they believe any of the three Sunday shootings were connected in any way. Nor have police released suspect information.

Sunday night's shooting near Redd Elementary School would be the ninth homicide so far for the city in 2017.

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