Man shot during Southside attempted robbery

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RICHMOND, Va. — Police are investigating an early morning shooting on Richmond’s Southside.

Investigators said a gunman walked up to a man getting out of his car on Treehaven Drive around 3 a.m.

Police said the suspect pointed a gun at the victim and demanded money.

When the man refused to give up his belongings, officers said the suspect shot him in the leg and then ran off.

The victim is expected to be OK.

No arrests have been made and police have not yet released a suspect description.

If you have information that could help detectives, call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or

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