PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — The Petersburg Police Department is investigating two double shootings — one deadly — just hours apart at a home on Blick Street. Authorities said the victims knew each other.
Officers arrived at the 700 block of Blick Street after midnight Thursday and found a man and a woman shot inside the house. The woman later died from her injuries. The man is expected to be okay.
Just hours earlier, police responded to a double shooting outside the same house.
A family member of the victims told 8News on the scene Thursday morning that her son was shot yesterday at a home on Blick Street. A few hours later, she said she received a call her sister had been shot and killed.
One man from the first shooting is said to be in critical condition and had to be transported by air to the hospital. The other man’s injuries are non-life threatening.
At this time, police said it’s unknown whether the two shootings are related. Anyone with information about these shootings is asked to call 804-861-1212.
This is a developing story. Stay with us for updates.