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Grocery store murder suspect walks into police headquarters

Posted at 3:19 PM, Sep 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-08 15:22:37-04

PETERSBURG, Va. -- The man wanted for a September 1 murder outside a Petersburg grocery store turned himself in to police. Dwayne Hines, 44, and his lawyer walked into Petersburg Police Headquarters at about 1 p.m. Tuesday. Hines was wanted for the murder of Lawrence Johnson.

Dwayne Dominic Hines (PHOTO: Petersburg Police)

Dwayne Dominic Hines (PHOTO: Petersburg Police)

Police named Hines a suspect in the September 1 shooting outside Shortt's Grocery on Mistletoe Street in Petersburg. The shooting happened at 11 a.m. When officers arrived at the shooting scene, they found Johnson, 27, shot to death just outside the store's door.

Police have not yet released a motive in the shooting. Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212.