At least one injured in Southside home invasion

Posted by Phil Riggan - email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Police are investigating a violent home invasion in the Southside. Details are still pouring in as investigators continue to search for clues.

The home invasion occurred in the 5700 block of Berrywood Road, just off of Hull Street, not far from McGuire Veterans Hospital.

Police say  two people were inside a home on that street when someone forced their way inside through the backdoor.

A 25-year-old male victim was shot in the lower back and was taken to the hospital with what were initially life-threatening injuries.

That victim is now expected to be okay. The other person inside the home was not hurt.

Police are still searching for the person or people responsible for this crime, so if you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

Police are hoping more information will unfold throughout the day that will help them solve this case.

NBC12 will continue to work on this story and bring you more details as they become available.

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