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RICHMOND, Va. – Police are investigating a shooting after a shooting victim arrived to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Investigators said they received multiple calls for random gunfire around 6 p.m. at the intersection of E 16th St. and Gordon Ave. in South Richmond.

When officers arrived to the scene they did not find anything. Police later received a call from VCU Medical Center of a person arriving by vehicle with a gunshot wound.

The victim has life-threatening injuries.

Police have not released any additional information about the shooting at this time.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.

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Correction: A previous version of this story said the victim drove themself to the hospital. That information has not been confirmed by police at this time.

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