Petersburg man killed in city’s second shooting Saturday


PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Petersburg police are investigating a shooting at the intersection of Grigg and Church Streets that left an 18-year-old dead.

Police say the male victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The shooting occurred sometime before 1:25 p.m. Saturday, less than twelve hours after another shooting on Hannon Street. The victim’s identity is being withheld until family can be notified.

Police are still investigating the incident. If you have any information, contact Petersburg police at (804) 861-1212 or use the p3tips mobile app.

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