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Petersburg Man Arrested In Hopewell Shooting

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Jayvon Antione Dennis (Hopewell Police Department) Jayvon Antione Dennis (Hopewell Police Department)

HOPEWELL, VA—Hopwell Police have arrested a man they say shot another person, injuring them in the face.

Jayvon Antione Dennis, 22, of Petersburg, was arrested and charged with burglary, aggravated malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Police responded to the 1000 block of Langston Park Dr. for reports of a shooting early Thursday morning.

Officers located a victim in the median of Winston Churchill Dr. just west of Langston Park Dr.

The victim had extensive visible injuries to his mouth and face as a result of a gunshot wound, police said. The victim was taken to Southside Regional Medical Center, and has since been released.

Police said the incident stemmed from a domestic dispute.

Dennis turned himself in at Riverside Regional Jail. He is held without bond.

Any person(s) who have information on wanted persons or any crime occurring in the City of Hopewell may contact the Hopewell/Prince George Crime Solvers at 541-2202. You can also text-a-tip anonymously. Simply add "274637 (CRIMES)" to your Contacts list on your cellular phone and then text "igotcha" along with your message/tip. You will then be provided an ID number that you will use when checking the status of your tip OR picking up your reward.

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