Arrests made in triple Petersburg shooting that killed 2 teens

The Tri-Cities

PETERSBURG, Va., (WRIC) — Petersburg Police have arrested two people in connection to a triple shooting that left two people dead and another person injured Saturday night.

21-year-old Tariq Pope and 21-year-old Kevin Crenshaw have both been charged in the shooting deaths of 19-year-old Nijay Harrison and 17-year-old Londre Claiborne.

Police said they responded to Courthouse Street for a report of a person shot at 10:21 p.m., Saturday night. On the scene, authorities found a man shot, with life-threatening injuries.

He was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

While Petersburg Police was at the hospital, another person who had been shot walked in. This person is expected to be OK, but police said while that person was being treated someone else walked in critical condition.

The third person to walk into the hospital died from their injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime stoppers at 804-861-1212.

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