2 men seriously hurt after double shooting outside Petersburg apartment


PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Two men were injured during a double shooting outside a Petersburg apartment complex on Tuesday morning.

Officers responded to Jesse Lee Apartments just before 1 a.m on Sept. 21. Once on scene, an officer found two victims in a car suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds. The first man had shots in his chest, and the second had shots in his hand and leg.

Both men were flown to a nearby hospital, and are reported to be in critical but stable condition

Witnesses told officers that a dark-colored vehicle pulled up next to the victim’s vehicle and began shooting inside. Police are still trying to identify who was involved in the shooting.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call 804-861-1212 or submit their tip online here.

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