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Suspect in clown mask wanted in Petersburg shooting, sources say

Posted at 10:35 PM, Nov 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-02 00:22:22-04

PETERSBURG, Va. -- A search is underway for a suspect wearing a clown mask after a shooting in Petersburg Tuesday night, sources tell CBS 6.

Police said the shooting happened near the intersection of Perry and West Washington Streets. Investigators say they are also looking for a second victim that could have been shot in the area.

Sources say the victim was shot in the wrist where a bullet became lodged. The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police have not released any information about a suspect in the case, but police sources say the suspect was wearing a clown mask. there is no description of the mask available at this time.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.

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