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RPD pursuing leads after young girl injured in East End shooting

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Detectives in Richmond are still pursuing leads in regards to a shooting incident that left a young girl injured in Richmond’s East End last October. 

The shooting occurred in the early morning hours of October 17. When officers responded to the 1700 block of North 29th Street at around 4:40 a.m. for reports of a person shot, they found a female juvenile under the age of 10 suffering from a gunshot wound inside a residence.

Police said the shots were fired from outside the home and grazed the young girl, who was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives remained on scene for hours scouring for clues and interviewing residents.

“Detectives have been working diligently to solve this case to bring closure to this family,” Major Crimes Det. Eric Livengood said in a release. “Due to the time of when this incident occurred, there is limited details from witnesses. We are asking anyone who may have suspect information to please come forward.” 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective E. Livengood at (804) 646-3185 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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