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RICHMOND, Va. – Richmond police are investigating a double shooting that wounded a child and an adult male on Richmond's Northside Saturday night.

The crime happened at 5th Avenue and Burns Street just before 10:30 p.m.

Officers said that is where they discovered the child and an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds.

"The female victim was located on a porch of a residence on 5th Avenue and the male victim was located around the corner on Pollock Street," a Richmond Police spokespersons said. "The victims are not related and, at this time, detectives have not linked this incident to any other shootings in the city."

T nine-year-old girl is expected to survive the shooting, police said. The male victim suffered life-threatening injuries.

Police have not released any suspect information.

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