Man shot in the stomach in South Richmond, suspect in custody

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RICHMOND, Va. -- A man was transported to the hospital after a shooting in a South Richmond neighborhood Wednesday night.

Police said at 8:35 p.m. they received a call for shots fired in the 1400 block of Clarkson Court. When officers arrived, they discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach.

He was taken to VCU Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.


The shooting happened in the same block of a fatal Tuesday night stabbing.

Police said they do not believe the crimes were related.

The suspect in Wednesday's shooting remained at the scene and was taken into police custody.

Anyone with additional information about the shooting was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

This is a developing story.

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