RICHMOND, Va. -- A violent Saturday morning in Richmond left at least seven people injured in at least four separate shootings. These shootings were in addition to a fatal shooting Friday night on Redd Street.
1:43 a.m. -- 6300 block of Midlothian Turnpike
"Once on scene police were able to determine two adult males and two adult females self transported to a local hospital suffering from apparent non-life threatening gunshot wounds," Richmond Police Watch Commander Captain Michael Snawder said.
2:34 a.m. -- 00 block of S. 20th Street
"Once on scene police were able to determine an adult male self transported to a local hospital suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was treated for his non-life threatening injury," Snawder said.
4:10 a.m. -- N. 3rd and Custer Street
"Once on scene they found an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital for his life-threatening injury," Snawder said.
5 a.m. -- location unknown
"Richmond Police were notified by a local hospital that a victim of a shooting had arrived for treatment," Richmond Police Lieutenant John Beazley said. "The adult male victim was suffering from a non-life threatening bullet wound. At this time the location of the offense has not been determined."
Richmond City Council member Michael Jones (9th District) called for “common sense” gun laws in the wake of the violence.
“We need to make sure that… individuals who own guns, are being responsible in their gun ownership. Over 100 guns have been stolen this year,” Jones said. “And I want to make sure that citizens in Richmond, man even though the temperatures are elevated, bring your temperature, bring your attitude down and let’s solve some stuff and walk away from some stuff.”
Police have not yet released any additional information about any of the shootings. Police asked anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.