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Police: Woman shot in her leg after domestic dispute turns violent in Hopewell

HOPEWELL, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities are investigating an apparent domestic dispute in Hopewell that turned violent and led to gunfire on Friday afternoon. 

At 1:53 p.m., an officer on routine patrol heard gunfire coming from the Piper Square Apartment complex, located in the 3900 block of Courthouse Road, according to a release from Hopewell Police. 

The officer found a female victim with a gunshot injury to one of her legs. The victim, who was not identified, was taken to VCU Medical Center for treatment and is expected to survive. 

Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and suspect know each other and it appears to have stemmed from a domestic-related argument. 

The names of the victim and suspect will not be released as Hopewell Police continue its investigation. 

If you have any information about this shooting, contact Hopewell authorities at (804) 541-2284. 

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