Friday, February 12, 2016

Triple Shooting Investigation

February 12, 2016

The Richmond Police Department is investigating the shooting of three juvenile males that occurred yesterday evening.

Thursday at approximately 6:04 p.m., officers were called to the intersection of East 13th and Decatur streets for the report of a shooting.

Officers arrived in the area and on East 13th Street found a victim who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital with an injury that was not considered life threatening.

Other officers found two other victims of apparent gunshot wounds in the 1900 block of Albany Avenue. The victims were transported to a local hospital with injuries that were not considered life threatening.

The males reported they were walking in the 200 block of East 18th Street when a red sedan pulled up and a passenger fired shots at them. The vehicle drove from the area towards Jefferson Davis Highway.

Detectives are investigating and have very strong leads in this case. Detectives do not believe the incident was random.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the keyword “ITip” followed by your tip.  Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.