Man critically injured in Southside shooting

RICHMOND, Va. — Police are investigating a shooting on Richmond’s Southside that left a man critically injured Sunday evening.

Lt. Robert Marland with Richmond Police said officers were called to East 21st Street and Keswick Avenue at 6:35 p.m.

When officers arrived they found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his upper body.

The victim was transported to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, police said.

“Detectives on scene conducting an investigation,”  Marland said.

No additional details were available at last check.

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