Man fighting for his life after Petersburg shooting

Posted at 9:14 PM, Nov 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-09 21:15:33-05

PETERSBURG, Va. – A man has been transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being shot in Petersburg Wednesday evening.

Police said they received call for a person shot at approximately 4:35 p.m. in the 400 block of St. Matthews Street.

Police said an ambulance was flagged down and the victim was transported to Southside Regional Medical Center. The victim was then transported to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

There is no information on a suspect at this time. Police are still investigating the shooting and speaking to potential witnesses for more information.

If you have any information or believe that you heard or saw anything in that area, please contact Petersburg Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212, text the keyword pdcash followed by the tip and send to 274637 or visit the website,

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