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Four-year-old girl shot on Mechanicsville Turnpike (UPDATED)

09/05/2014 9:09 PM by


WTVR is reporting a shooting in the 1500 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike:

A child was shot in Friday night in Richmond’s East End, according to polices sources.

The child’s condition has not been released.

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UPDATE 9/6/2014 6:45 AM

From WRIC:

A four-year-old Richmond girl died Friday night after police say she was shot with a pellet gun.

It happened inside the girls home on the 1500 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike.

“What we have here tonight is a family tragedy,” said Richmond Police spokesman Gene Lepley. “The child was struck with a pellet and went unconscious. Her heartbeat stopped and the paramedics were unable to resuscitate her.”


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