Two injured, one critically, in North Richmond shooting

Two injured, one critically, in shooting in North Richmond
Photo courtesy of the Richmond Police Department

One person was shot in the head and another was shot in his lower extremity near the Shields-Reid Community Center in North Richmond Thursday afternoon, police said.

Police were called to the 1400 block of Kelsey Street at 1:38 p.m., where they located the victims along with multiple rifle and pistol casings at the scene. The victim who was shot in the head was airlifted to a local hospital in critical condition, while the other victim was transported to a hospital with injuries not considered life threatening, police said.

“Investigators are seeking additional witnesses who may have seen a white compact sedan (pictured in this video) in the area at the time of the incident,” police said.

Anyone with further information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Michael Sagan at [email protected] or (510) 620-6622, or call RPD’s tip line at 510-307-T1PS (510-307-8177); you can always remain anonymous while providing information.