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Man shot several times near 2 Richmond schools

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

A man was taken to the hospital after being shot several times near two Richmond schools.

Richmond Public Schools said both Amelia Street School and Maymont Elementary School were put on lockdown due to the shooting investigation. Richmond Police denied the schools were locked down, but said buses were rerouted. 

The shooting occurred around 3 p.m. in the 1800 block of Powhatan Street, which is just a short walk down Allen Avenue from the schools.

Police have not said whether anyone is in custody.

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