Richmond police are looking for two men after a shooting at Belle Isle. (According to ABC8 it was around 1 a.m.)
Police say that man underwent in surgery Tuesday morning and is now in critical condition.
Police are still in the early stages of the investigation but this is what they know. Two men were near the hydroelectric plant when they were approached by two other men. Investigators believe it may have been an attempted robbery.
After the victim was shot, the man he was with called 911.
The police don’t have the best descriptions to go on. Both are white men, one in his 20′s with a shaved head. All they have on the other suspect is white and in his 40′s.Update Police have released better descriptions.
The suspects were described as two white men. One was in his early 20s to early 30s with a thin build, about 6 feet tall with shaved brown hair and wearing a white, short-sleeved T-shirt and blue jeans, and the other was in his 40s, also with a thin build, about 6 feet, 1 inch to 6 feet, 2 inches tall with shaved hair and wearing a blue baseball cap, a dark-blue, cotton, long-sleeved T-shirt and faded blue jeans.
Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at (804) 780-1000.
More details from RTD:
Richmond police Capt. Yvonne Crowder said the victim was taken to VCU Medical Center and underwent surgery for life-threatening injuries after being shot twice in the chest at 12:07 a.m. at the municipal park, which closes at sundown.
Crowder said the shooting occurred while the 25-year-old victim and a friend were fishing in the area of the old power plant near the southeast corner of the island in the middle of the James River.