Northside shooting sends man to hospital with injured hand

Posted on: 12:48 pm, February 22, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:10am, February 23, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR)- Police are investigating a shooting in the city’s Northside Saturday morning.

According to Richmond police, shortly before 9:15 a.m., crews were dispatched to the 4200 block of Old Brook Road at Bellevue Apartments for a report of a shooting.

When they arrived they found an adult male victim, suffering from a gun shot wound to the hand. Police originally believed the injury was self-inflicted, but after investigation discovered the victim was shot by a known suspect after an argument.

The suspect fled the scene, and detectives are working to locate the suspect.

The victim was transported to VCU Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.