Man shot near Thomas Rolfe Court
By Contributed Report
Jan 11, 2013, 13:46
On January 9, 2013 at 3:30 pm, a male victim was shot by a male offender. The victim was struck in the abdomen, and he has been transported to VCU Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The offender fled the area.
The shooting occurred near the intersection of Texas St. and South 8th Ave. Preliminary information suggests the shooting may have started as a verbal altercation in the area of the basketball court in the Thomas Rolfe Court housing development. There were many potential witnesses in the area at the time of the shooting, and police are asking them to come forward with information.
The suspect is described as a black male, age 16-21, thin build, short hair, 5 9 to 6 0 tall, wearing gray pants and a black shirt.
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