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18-year-old shot in Hopewell
By STAFF REPORTS
Mar 16, 2014, 09:18

HOPEWELL -- Police are searching for suspects after an 18-year-old man was shot Friday night.
At 7:21 p.m., police responded to the 700 block of South Sixth Avenue for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the 18-year-old victim from Hopewell who suffered a serious injury to the abdomen. The victim was flown by helicopter to Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond.
Police are searching for a burgundy, mid-1980s-model, four-door vehicle that was occupied by four black males. The driver was described as being in his mid-20s and was wearing gold-rimmed glasses.
Investigators are interviewing witnesses and following up on leads involving the shooting.
Any one who have information on wanted persons or any other crime occurring in the City of Hopewell may contact the Hopewell/Prince George Crime Solvers at 804-541-2202. You can also text-a-tip anonymously. Simply add "274637 (CRIMES)" to your Contacts list on your cellular phone and then text "igotcha" along with your message/tip. You will then be provided an ID number that you will use when checking the status of your tip OR picking up your reward.

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