Man hospitalized after being shot during armed robbery

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) – One man is in critical condition after an armed robbery overnight.

It happened just before 1:00 a.m. Saturday at the Falling Creek Apartments in the 2500 block of Marina Drive.

Police say two men were walking on the apartment grounds when they were approached by a man wearing a black hooded jacket.

That's when police say the man pulled a gun and demanded money.

It's unclear if the suspect received anything, but police say the man shot one of his victims before fleeing the area.

Police say the 21-year-old victim was taken to VCU Medical Center for treatment.

Anyone with information that could help police is urged to call Crime Solvers at (804) 748-0660 or text the code tip699 and send to 274637 (CRIMES).

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