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Two injured in early morning shooting in Dinwiddie

Posted at 2:23 PM, Mar 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-27 21:57:49-04

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. — Officials are investigating after two people were injured in a shooting early Sunday morning.

Deputies initially responded to the Hungry Bear Store at the intersection of Courthouse Road and McKenney Highway at approximately 1:30 a.m. for a report of shots fired and a person being shot. Upon arrival, they located an adult male and female in a 2002 Acura SUV that appeared to be damaged with multiple bullet holes. Both were suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

The male was transported to Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg while the female was transported to VCU Medical Center. There is no update on their condition available at this time.

Officials believe the incident stemmed from an altercation that started at an event in the 20000 block of McKenney Highway earlier that evening.

Investigators have no suspect information available and are asking for the public’s assistance to determine who may be responsible for this shooting.

Anyone with any information on the incident is asked to either contact the Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office or Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $1000 for any information leading to an arrest in this case.