Man walking through Jackson Ward shot in leg by stranger

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Suspect wanted in connection to Jackson Ward shooting.

RICHMOND, Va. – Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify a person of interest in a shooting last month.

At approximately 7:10 p.m. on Friday, February 17, a male reported he was walking near the intersection of First and Marshall Streets when an unknown male shot him in the leg.

The male suspect then fled the scene on foot. The victim was transported to a local hospital with an injury that was not considered life-threatening.

Suspect wanted in connection to Jackson Ward shooting.

Suspect wanted in connection to Jackson Ward shooting.

Detectives with the Major Crimes unit are investigating.

The photos, obtained from a nearby camera, show a male who detectives believe has information about this shooting incident.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about this man’s identity to call Major Crimes Detective Austin Darnell at (804) 646-3927 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000, online at or by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the keyword “ITip” followed by your tip.

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