Child seriously injured in shooting on Richmond’s Southside

Published: Mar. 13, 2022 at 4:54 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The Richmond Police Department are currently looking into an incident in which a child was shot.

Police responded to the 6000 block of Glenway Court around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, March, 13 to reports of a shooting. There they found a 7-year-old boy suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

They say family members were home at the time of the incident.

The situation appears to be accidental, officials are not looking for a suspect.

The child was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries where he is still being treated at this time.

RPD wants to remind the public to secure firearms, especially with younger children in the home.

Anyone with information can call Major Crimes or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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