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While house burned, shooting victims asked Richmond Firefighters for help

Posted at 5:17 AM, Jan 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-28 06:44:19-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police are investigating a double shooting in Brookland Park after the shooting victims asked Richmond Firefighters for help.

Police were called to investigate a shooting along the 3300 block of Woodrow Avenue at about 10:23 p.m. Sunday.

"Individuals approached Richmond Fire units working a house fire stating they had been shot and needed assistance," a Richmond Police spokesperson said. "Two adult victims in their early 20's were transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries."

Police have not yet released details about the shooting suspect.

No one was hurt in the Woodrow Avenue house fire. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

This is a developing story. Witnesses can send news tips, photos, and video here.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident can call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.