Petersburg police conducting death investigation, looking into separate shooting incident on Adams Street


PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Police in Petersburg are conducting a death investigation into one incident and investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Adams Street overnight Saturday.

500 block of Adams St. in Petersburg. Photo: Tim Corley/8News

Police are in the early stages of both investigations, but Deputy Police Chief Emanuel Chambliss confirmed to 8News that both incidents indeed occurred on Adams Street. An earlier report suggested the shooting incident happened on Harrison Street.

If anyone has any information on the incident, you are asked please contact the Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at (804)861-1212 or by going to

This is a developing story. Stay with 8News for updates.

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