RICHMOND, Va. – Police are investigating a shooting at a Southside motel that left a man critically injured Sunday night.
Police were dispatched to Midlothian Inn in the 6500 block of Midlothian Turnpike around 8:05 p.m.
Officers said a man was trying to stop a robbery when he was shot in the stomach at the motel.
The victim was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police.
Police are searching for a suspect described only as a black male with dreadlocks.
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 http://www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smart phones may also be used. All three Crime Stoppers methods of contact are anonymous.
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