Two teens injured in drive-by shooting

October 24, 2010 3:50:05 PM PDT
Two teenagers were injured in a drive-by shooting on the streets of North Richmond today, the Richmond Police Department reported.

Just before 12:30 p.m., a 13-year-old and a 14-year-old were walking near South Eighth Street and Florida Avenue when assailants in a vehicle opened fire on the teens, Sgt. Jesse Ney said.

The 13-year-old was shot the lower leg and the 14-year-old was shot in the hand, Ney said.

The victims were taken to local hospitals and were expected to survive, Ney said.

Police have yet to identify a motive for the shooting.

Ney said police are trying to gather vehicle and suspect descriptions from witnesses.


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