Man shot on Nelson Street

Incident occurred Thursday evening around 8:15 PM.

RTD is reporting yet another shooting. This one was not fatal

A man was shot in the arm Thursday evening after refusing to hand over money to a man and woman who approached him on Nelson Street in Richmond’s East End, police said.

The 59-year-old victim, whose name police declined to release, was walking in the 1500 block of Nelson Street around 8:15 p.m. when the man and woman demanded money from him, police said.

After he refused the robbers, the woman shot him, authorities said.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

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