RICHMOND, Va. -- A Huguenot High School student was shot multiple times during an overnight home invasion, according to Richmond Police.
The teenage shooting victim was rushed to the hospital with injuries that were considered life-threatening injuries. He was shot multiple times in the neck, stomach, leg and arm.
The crime was reported Wednesday at about 12:45 a.m. at the Graystone Place Apartments near the corner of Lynhaven and Afton avenues in South Richmond.
The 17-year-old shooting victim was inside an apartment when two men broke in.
The victim described the suspects as two black men wearing dark clothing, masks and gloves and brandishing a handgun before he was shot.
Family members said the rising senior is a member of the football team was shot seven times.
Still shaken over the incident, relatives said the teen was living with his grandmother, who was not hurt.
Police have not yet said what happened prior to the shooting, but did say the teen was not the intended target.
Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.