Monday, January 14, 2013

Whitcomb Street Shooting Update

Richmond Police Department
Whitcomb Street Shooting Update

Richmond Police detectives are investigating an accidental shooting that occurred yesterday in the 2300 block of Whitcomb Street.

At approximately 11:20 a.m., officers were called to the location and found a male suffering from a gunshot wound in the residence. He was rushed to VCU Medical Center with injuries that were considered life threatening. There is no update on his condition.

The victim is a black male in his 50’s.

At this time detectives believe a juvenile relative in the man’s home accidentally shot the victim. Detectives are still investigating the incident.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers anonymously by texting 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.