Man shot in car in Richmond neighborhood

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police are investigating after a man was shot in Richmond's Gilpin Court public housing neighborhood Sunday night.

Officers were called to the 1200 block St. Paul Street and W Hill Street just before 9:45 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found a 31-year-old man wounded in a car, officials said.

Officers said the victim, who was conscious and breathing, was transported to VCU Medical Center.

There is no word yet on his condition.

A WTVR CBS 6 crew spotted forensics detectives focusing on an area near a car that had crashed into a tree.

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.

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.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can submit a news tip here.

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