Man shot in head during East End robbery

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond police are investigating the shooting of a man during a street robbery in the 3300 block of Bunche Place in Creighton court early this morning.

Police spokeswoman Dionne Waugh said the victim was taken to VCU Medical Center, where he was listed in critical but stable condition. The man had been shot in the head.

The robbery and shooting occurred shortly before 1 a.m. near Franklin Military Academy, just south of Interstate 64's Nine Mile Road interchange.

The man was unable to provide investigators with a detailed suspect description. Robbery appeared to be the motive but no suspect has yet been identified.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at (804) 780-1000.

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