Man found shot outside South Richmond elementary school

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A man was found shot and seriously wounded near a South Richmond elementary school this morning.

Richmond police said the victim of the shooting was taken to VCU Medical Center, where he underwent surgery for a life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim is in stable condition and expected to live, according to police.

The victim was found at around 2:30 a.m. in a field adjacent to G.H. Reid Elementary School in the 1300 block of Whitehead Road. Police said they don't know where the actual shooting took place.

The 48-year-old male victim told police he didn't see the shooter but heard gunshots.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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