Man shot in foot over alleged debt in Richmond


A man was shot in the foot at 15th Street and Chanslor Avenue in Richmond just before 8 a.m. Friday morning, police said.

Richmond police responded to the intersection about the shooting and learned the victim was confronted by another man over an unpaid debt. The victim denied owing the suspect money and was shot in the foot, police said.

The suspect is described as a 50-year-old Black man standing 5-8, 180 pounds, with short curly hair and driving a black Mercedes, police said.

Anyone with information on this crime can contact the Richmond Police Department at (510) 233-1214.