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Albemarle County Police Investigating Overnight Shooting

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Police on scene of a shooting in Albemarle County Police on scene of a shooting in Albemarle County
Police on scene of a shooting in Albemarle County Police on scene of a shooting in Albemarle County
ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) -

Albemarle County police are searching for a suspect following a shooting near Fashion Square Mall early Wednesday.

The shooting reportedly occurred just before 1 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, near the Rio Hill Apartments off Rio Hill Road.

Police say when they arrived on scene, they found a man close to 30 years old suffering from a gunshot wound. They wouldn’t say if the victim knew who shot him, but believe this is an isolated incident.

Authorities say the victim was talking and coherent when he was taken to the hospital. He is currently listed in stable condition.

A suspect is not in custody.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Albemarle County Police Department at 434-972-4001 or CrimeStoppers at 434-977-4000.


04/04/2018 Release from the Albemarle County Police Department:

Albemarle County Detectives are investigating a shooting that happened shortly before 1:00 a.m. Wednesday in the 1600 block of Rio Hill Drive.

The victim was transported to the University of Virginia Medical Center with a gunshot wound, but was said to be in stable condition and is currently receiving treatment at the hospital.

The suspect in this shooting is on the lam, however, police do believe this is an isolated incident.

We will release more details as the investigation continues.

Please call CrimeStoppers at 434-977-4000 or the Albemarle County Police Department at 434-296-5807 with any information pertaining to this case.