Man injured in Virginia shooting, suspect sought

The Virginia Police Department says a shooting early Wednesday is believed to have been an isolated incident.

Police became aware of the shooting when the victim was dropped off at the hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound at about 5 a.m.

Officers determined that the shooting took place at a residence in the 500 block of 12th Street South. The victim was sitting in the living room when the shooter opened fire from outside the residence, according to a police news release.

Police say the suspect fired multiple shots before fleeing the area. They believe it was an isolated incident with no ongoing threat to the public.

Police said the suspect was not in custody as of Wednesday afternoon. A description of the suspect was not released.

The victim’s condition was not known to police as of early Wednesday afternoon.