Police ID man killed in Petersburg shooting

The Tri-Cities

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — A death investigation is underway in Petersburg after a man died from injuries related to a gunshot wound.

This afternoon the police announced the victim was Sean Allan Bassette, a 40 year-old man from Chesterfield.

At 12:23 a.m. police responded to shots fired at the 1700 blk of S. Sycamore Street. Officers said when they arrived on the scene they found Bassette suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

At this time, police have not released any information on the suspect.

If anyone was in the area and believed that they saw or heard anything, you are asked to call the Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at (804)861-1212.


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