PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Petersburg Police Department is investigating a shooting on Wythe Street Monday afternoon.
Police were called to the 900 block of W. Wythe Street for reports of a person shot around noon. Petersburg police said officers found a Toyota Camry on fire, and heavily damaged at the scene, with the male driver still inside the car.
The victim was found to have multiple gunshot wounds. Police said he was removed from the car and taken to a Richmond hospital in critical condition.
W. Wythe is closed beginning at West Street. Drivers are asked to use alternated routes through the city while the investigation is underway.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated once more information is available.