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Man shot in the back on Richmond’s Southside

RICHMOND, Va. – Police are investigating a shooting on Richmond’s Southside that sent a man to the hospital Saturday evening.

Officers were called to the 4300 block of Lynhaven Avenue around 8 p.m.

Officials said the victim suffered a gunshot wound to his upper back.

The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was in stable condition at last check, according to police.

Police said they are still early in their investigation and do not yet have a suspect description.

No additional details were available at last check.

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