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Woman shot during robbery attempt on N. Strawberry St.

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - One woman was shot, another knocked to the ground and robbed just minutes apart in Richmond's Fan District this morning.

It happened in the 100 block of North Strawberry Street around 1:20 a.m.

Police believe one man was responsible for both attacks.

The first was a purse snatching. The victim was taken to the hospital for bumps and bruises.

Less than 5 minutes later, a second woman was shot in an attempted robbery. Her injures are not life-threatening.

Police have not released a detailed suspect description.

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