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Man hurt in ‘random’ shooting at weekend house party

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Posted at 11:46 AM, Oct 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-24 11:46:52-04

PETERSBURG, Va. — A man who was shot at a weekend house party in Petersburg suffered a non-life threatening injury, according to police.

Investigators are looking for clue in hopes of finding the gunman.

The shooting victim was at a party in a home along the 600 block of Grove Avenue, according to Petersburg Police spokesman Capt. Brian Braswell.

Sometimes between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. Sunday, witnesses heard about six gunshots.

The wounded man then emerged from the party and was driven to the hospital.

Police believe the shooting was “random.”

Anyone with information can call Petersburg Police 804-732-4222 or Petersburg Crime Solvers 804-861-1212.