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Man shot multiple times outside Northside gas station

Man shot multiple times outside Northside gas station
Posted at 9:50 AM, Dec 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-16 00:11:48-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- An investigation is underway after a man was shot multiple times outside a gas station on Richmond's Northside Saturday evening.

Capt. Jason Hudson with Richmond Police said officers were called to Azalea and Chamberlayne avenues for a report of “random gunfire” just after 6:40 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds in the parking lot of the Valero gas station parking lot in the 4900 block of Chamberlayne Avenue.

The victim was transported to an area hospital with injuries police said were not life-threatening.

Investigators were combing the scene for evidence and looking for potential witnesses as of 8 p.m., Hudson said.

Police said two people were seen fleeing the scene in a dark-colored vehicle.

No additional details were available at last check.

If you have information that could help detectives, call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or submit a tip online at The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smart phones may also be used. All three Crime Stoppers methods of contact are anonymous.