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Man wounded, woman grazed by bullet in Gilpin Court shooting

Posted at 7:10 PM, Oct 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-24 19:11:34-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police are investigating after a man was found shot in Richmond’s Gilpin Court Wednesday afternoon.

Officers responded to the 1100 block of St. James Street after hearing gunshots at around 4:46 p.m. They were a block away when they heard the gunfire.

Upon arrival, officers located a black male suffering from a gunshot wound and a crashed shooter.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. He is in stable condition according to police.

While on the scene of the shooting, police say a second victim says she was grazed by a bullet. She was treated on the scene and released.

Police have not yet released information about a shooting suspect, nor a motive.

If you have information that could help detectives, call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or submit a tip online at The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All three Crime Stoppers methods of contact are anonymous.

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