CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The Charlottesville Police Department says a man who was shot along South First Street early Friday, November 1, is expected to survive. However, the department is not saying anything about who it was that pulled the trigger.

The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

At this time, police are not releasing any information about the suspect.

The department also declined to comment on reports - from people who work nearby - saying officer arrived Friday morning to find CPD K9 Units searching the area, and apparently, tracked someone to a nearby parking lot where the scent was lost.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Charlottesville Police Department at (434) 970-3280 or CrimeStoppers at (434) 977-4000.


11/01/2019 Release from the Charlottesville Police Department:

On November 1, 2019, at approximately 0240 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded to the report of shots fired in the 900 block of South First Street. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim with a gunshot wound.

The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at UVA Hospital.

There is no suspect information available at this time.

The Charlottesville Police Department is collaborating with other local agencies to investigate this incident and appreciates their assistance.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Charlottesville Police Department at (434) 970-3280 or CrimeStoppers at (434) 977-4000.