Man seriously injured in shooting during violent overnight protests in Richmond

Man seriously injured in shooting during violent overnight protests in Richmond
At least one person was shot as violent protests over the death of George Floyd erupted for a second straight day in the city of Richmond, police confirm. (Source: Viewer Submitted Photo)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond police say a man was shot as violent protests over the death of George Floyd erupted for a second straight night in the city of Richmond.

Police were called to a hospital around 1 a.m. after a man showed up with life-threatening injuries. Officers were told the man was shot at while in a vehicle that came in contact with a group of protesters in the 2000 block of Grace Street around 12:30 a.m.

Detectives say the vehicle was shot at from behind. There is currently no suspect description.

Anyone with information on the shooting should call Crime Stopper at 804-780-1000.

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