Man shot in the head on Poplar Street in Petersburg


PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — A man was killed in a Petersburg shooting on Friday night.

According to Petersburg Police, they were called to a shooting on Poplar Street in Petersburg’s West End around 8:15 p.m.

There they found a man laying in the street with a gunshot wound to his head.

Police are now conducting a death investigation and working to determine who was involved in the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at (804) 861-1212 or go to

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