PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Officers with the Petersburg Bureau of Police responded to the scene of a reported shooting and launched an investigation in the early hours of Monday morning.

Around 3 a.m., Petersburg police reported that there was a heavy police presence in the 20 block of Leavenworth Street.

According to police, the heavy presence was due to a shooting investigation. The scene was cleared around 6 a.m.

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