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Henrico Police searching for suspect that shot 13-year-old

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HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

Police are looking for a suspect after a 13-year-old is shot during an attempted robbery.

The 13-year-old was shot in the leg and is currently recovering from the non-life-threatening wound.

Police say the suspect approached the victim and his mother around 7 p.m. on February 8 in the 00 block of Gateway East Road while the two were unloading groceries. The suspect demanded cash from them, and when he was told they did not have any, he shot the 13-year-old in the leg and ran off.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned black male, 6'1", 18 to 20 years old, 140 to 150 pounds, with a goatee. He was last seen wearing a hooded jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

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