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Officers hear 'random gunfire,' find 2 men shot in Richmond

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Posted at 10:12 PM, Jan 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-17 22:12:39-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- After officers reported hearing random gunfire in East Richmond, police found two men suffering from gunshot wounds Sunday evening, according to Richmond Police.

It happened around 7:50 p.m. along the 1300 block of Coalter Street in the Mosby Court public housing neighborhood.

The victims were transported to an area hospital with injuries that were described as not life-threatening, according to police.

Police said dispatchers also received several calls about the gunfire.

No suspect information was available at last check.

If you have information that could help detectives, call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or submit a tip online at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smart phones may also be used. All three Crime Stoppers methods of contact are anonymous.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.