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2 women shot in suspected drive-by in Mosby Court

Posted at 9:47 AM, Aug 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-02 12:44:41-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police said two women were shot early Monday morning in a suspected drive-by shooting in Mosby Court.

One officer said they heard around 30 gunshots fired from their First Precinct Station on Q Street around 2 a.m. -- approximately one mile away from where the shooting took place.

Police responded to the intersection of Littlepage and Coalter Streets after hearing the gunshots and getting reports of the shooting.

When they arrived, they found the two women with gunshot wounds. Police said one has life-threatening injuries.

Police said they believe it was a drive-by shooting, but they are still investigating. They have not released any suspect information.

Anyone with information can call Major Crimes Detective Sergeant M. Mocello at (804) 646-6775 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. All Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.

This is a developing story.