Police need help identifying driver, locating vehicle linked to Petersburg shooting


PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Investigators have requested for the public’s assistance on Thursday to find a driver believed to be connected to a Petersburg shooting earlier in the week.

Officers responded to a local hospital on April 1 at 7:08 p.m. after learning that a shooting victim was taken there in a personally owned vehicle, police said. 

The shooting is believed to have occurred near St. Mark Street and Chestnut Street. 

Police are requesting that the community help identify the driver of a Honda Accord 4-door sedan that is silver in color. Investigators also are asking for help locating the car. It is unclear if the driver in the Honda is considered a suspect. 

Stay here for updates to this developing story. 

If you have any information concerning this incident, believe that you heard or saw anything in the area of the incident, please contact the Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212. 

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