Police arrest man in Gilpin Court shooting

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -  Richmond Police investigators have arrested and charged one of two men shot in Gilpin Court on Friday night.

Calvin C. Townes, 18, of the 3700 block of Stockton Street, has been charged with attempted murder and use of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Just after 9 p.m. Friday, officers were called to 7 West Hill Street for a report of a shooting. They found one male victim suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the chest. Townes was later taken by personal vehicle to the hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg.

After speaking with several witnesses, investigators charged Townes with the crime. Investigators wish to thank members of the Gilpin Court community for their assistance.

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