Hopewell police are investigating after a man was shot

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Hopewell police are investigating a shooting that left a 21-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

Police said they responded at 12:54 a.m. Tuesday to a report of a shooting in the 500 block of South 21st Avenue. Upon arrival, officers found a man suffering from a single gunshot wound.

The victim, whose identity was not released, was taken by helicopter to VCU Medical Center. Police said he is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators haven’t established a clear motive for the shooting but are looking into a possible link to a fight that occurred earlier Monday evening.

Anyone who witnessed the shooting or has information about the circumstances is asked to call Hopewell Detective Mark Polumbo at (804) 541-2284.

You can also call Crime Solvers in Hopewell at (804) 541-2202 or in Prince George County at (803) 733-2777. Tips also can be provided online at TipSoft.com. All Crime Solvers methods are anonymous.

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