PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — The Petersburg Bureau of Police is investigating after a shooting occurred in the area of 6th Street and Patrick Street.

The department posted information on X, formerly Twitter, at 11:52 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. The public was asked to avoid the area while the investigation continues.

At around 12:42 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, Petersburg Police released updated information regarding the shooting.

In the update to X on Tuesday, police said that at 10:22 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, an emergency call reported a shooting in the area of 6th Street and Patrick St. Upon arrival, officers found two people with gunshot wounds.

Police said Walter R. Skyes, III of Petersburg died at the scene. The second gunshot victim was taken to a hospital with critical injuries and has since been released, according to the update.

If you have any information, call the Petersburg Bureau of Police at 804-732-4222.

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