12-year-old shot by stray bullet in Gilpin Court
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A 12-year-old was hit by a stray bullet during an argument Sunday afternoon and Richmond police are searching Gilpin Court for a suspect.
Detectives say the first call to 911 came in at 3:59 p.m., from the 1000 block of St. John Street. Two men got in an argument and when one of them took out a gun and fired shots, a stray bullet hit a boy nearby.
The boy was rushed to VCU MEdical Center with a shot to the upper right thigh. He is expected to recover.
The suspect is a Black male, around 5'5" tall, with dreadlocks and wearing a blue jean jacket, olive green shirt and blue jeans.
Any tips can be called in to Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.
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