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Police looking for suspects after shots fired

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Police continue to look for suspects after shots rang out over north Richmond this afternoon. This all started about 3:00 pm Monday in the 2600 block of 3rd Avenue with shots fired. Then a brief car chase that ended in someone's backyard. 

There are still suspects still on the run in connection with this shooting turned police chase. Police have cleared the area and things are quieter, but there was chaos earlier.

This started rather earlier on the 2600 block of 3rd Avenue. Around 3:00, Richmond police say there was gunshots fired in the area. Police got to the scene, and actually saw some suspects get into the car. When the police chase started it lasted about a mile. Two people actually were in cuffs and connected with this.

They are just being questioned at this point. Police say that these people, as well as other suspects ditched the car in a nearby backyard.

There was a school bus here in the area around 3:00. Police made sure the students got home safely.

At this point, there is no motive for the shooting. But again, police are actively still looking for any suspects that maybe involved with this gun fire turned police chase.

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