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SWAT team deployed to Richmond neighborhood after shooting

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Posted at 10:26 PM, Jan 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-30 08:32:55-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- A SWAT team has been deployed to Richmond's Southside Friday night in search of a shooting suspect believed to be in the neighborhood.

Officers were first called to the Hull and E 19th streets for a report of shooting at 7:55 p.m.

Officers found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, according to police.

That victim was taken to an area hospital with injuries that officers described as not life-threatening.

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SWAT situation along the 180 block of Hull Street in Richmond on January, 29, 2021.

A tip at the scene led detectives to believe the suspect was in a building in the 180 block of Hull Street.

As a result, the SWAT team was deployed and police were trying to make contact with the suspect, officials said.

"No other homes or businesses are impacted," police said.

No additional details were 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.