Police: Dinwiddie man charged in shooting at Petersburg basketball court

Crime
5_1559262810755.JPG

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — A Dinwiddie man suspected of shooting another person on a basketball court in Petersburg was arrested on Thursday.

Jamar Jones was taken into custody, Petersburg Police said, and charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and discharging a firearm within the city limits. Jones, 27, is being held without bond after a shooting on May 29. 

The incident happened on a basketball court located in the Pin Oakes Estates, according to police. One man, who was not identified, was shot in the leg and taken to a nearby hospital. 

Stay with 8News for updates to this developing story. 

Find 8News on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram; send your news tips to iReport8@wric.com.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Richmond Headlines

More Richmond

Chesterfield Headlines

More Chesterfield County

Henrico Headlines

More Henrico County

Hanover Headlines

More Hanover County

The Tri-Cities Headlines

More The Tri-Cities

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Local Events