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Toddler, teenager hurt in Richmond drive-by shooting

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Posted at 3:42 PM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-11 18:58:11-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A toddler and a teenager were among the nine people who suffered gunshot wounds in Richmond Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

The children were shot at about 12:10 a.m., June 11, in what police described as a "drive-by shooting" along the 2100 block of Accommodation Street.

Both children suffered what police described as non-life-threatening injuries.

Richmond Police detectives are working to determine whether any of the shootings are related and provided the following updates:

1700 block of E Broad Street
1. At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, officers responded to a call at a local hospital for the report of a person shot. Once on scene, they made contact with the adult male victim. He was suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Detectives have determined the shooting – which occurred in 1700 block of E Broad Street – was accidental and self-inflicted.

Unknown Location
2. At approximately 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, the Department of Emergency Communications received a call for an adult female victim with a gunshot wound who walked into a local hospital. The exact location of the shooting is unknown at this time. The victim was in a vehicle traveling through the city when she was shot. The victim was treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. There is no suspect description at this time.

800 block of N. 1st Street
3. At approximately 12:06 a.m. on Thursday, June 11, officers responded to the 800 block of N. 1st Street for several reports of multiple people shot. Once on the scene, they found two adult male victims. The victims were transported to a local hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Another adult male victim and one adult female victim were taken to a local hospital by private vehicles. They were also treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Detectives believe this may have been a drive-by shooting. There is no suspect description at this time.

1300 block of N. 5th Street
4. At approximately 12:08 a.m. on Thursday, June 11, officers responded to the 1300 block of N. 5th Street for the report of a person shot. Once on the scene, they found an adult male victim suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Detectives have determined the shooting was accidental and self-inflicted.

2100 block of Accommodation Street
5. At approximately 12:10 a.m. on Thursday, June 11, officers responded to the 2100 block of Accommodation Street for the report of a shooting that had just occurred. Once on the scene, they set up a perimeter. The two juvenile victims – a toddler and a teenager – were taken to a local hospital by private vehicle. Both suffered from non-life-threatening injuries. Detectives believe this may have been a drive-by shooting. There is no suspect description at this time.

Anyone with information about any of these investigations is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com [7801000.com] . The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.