One dead, 3 shot in fatal Petersburg shooting


UPDATE: Police have identified the victim as Mark Thornton. Thornton was found dead on the scene when officers arrived.

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Petersburg police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened early Saturday morning.

Officers got a call around 2:25am in reference to a shooting at the intersection of North Sycamore Street and Franklin street.

Once on scene they found one person dead, and 3 others shot.  One of the 3 survivors was flown to MCV and the other were taken to a local hospital.

No word on the extent of the injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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