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Woman shot at southside Richmond apartment complex

Heavy police presence at the Midlothian Village Apartments in Richmond. (Credit: NBC12) Heavy police presence at the Midlothian Village Apartments in Richmond. (Credit: NBC12)
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Police are looking for a gunman after a woman was shot at a Richmond apartment complex on Tuesday afternoon. As of 9:00 p.m., police say, with the community's help, they are closing in on a suspect.

The shooting happened around 5:30 p.m., behind the Midlothian Village Apartments, off of Midlothian Turnpike. More than a dozen police vehicles responded, as well as at least two ambulances.  Police K-9 officers were seen canvassing the area.

Investigators say a woman resident was sitting in her car when somebody fired a shot through her windshield.  The victim was struck in her abdomen. She was taken to MCV with non-life threatening injuries.

No suspect description has been made at this time.

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