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Gunfire interrupts church, police open murder case

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Posted at 10:19 PM, Apr 01, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-02 06:49:41-04

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PETERSBURG, Va. (WTVR)--A church service in the 1100 block of Farmer Street in Petersburg was disrupted tonight by the sound of gunfire.

When police arrived on the scene they found a victim who suffered gunshot wounds.

He was taken to a nearby Southside Memorial Regional hospital, where he died.

Petersburg police confirm that they're working a murder investigation, but are releasing little information.

Police are on the scene canvassing the area for witnesses.

This is a breaking news alert. We will have more information on WTVR.com and CBS 6.