RPD releases surveillance video of Southside market shooting suspect

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RICHMOND, Va. -- Authorities are asking for the public's help to find the suspect in a May shooting outside a market on Richmond's Southside.

Officials released surveillance video and photos of the suspect Wednesday afternoon.

Police responded after receiving word that a person had been shot near Chippenham Parkway on May 28 just after 10:15 p.m. That is where an ambulance was flagged down by a vehicle.

Police said an adult male passenger in the car was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers said the man was shot  outside the Golden Food Market at 2701 Jefferson Davis Highway.

The suspect is described as a black male between five feet five and five feet eight inches tall and weighing between 145 and 155 pounds.

If you have information that could help police, call Major Crimes Detective James Baynes at 804-646-3617 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip or submit a tip online at http://www.7801000.com.