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Arrest made after 3 hurt in Friday morning shooting

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Posted at 7:55 AM, Apr 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-24 19:32:33-04

PETERSBURG, Va. — A man has been arrested after three people were shot early Friday morning in Petersburg, according to police.

Malik Tavon Barnes has been arrested without incident in connection with the shooting incident in the 3200 block of S. Crater Road on April 19, 2019

“Police responded to the 3200 block of S. Crater Road following three persons that were shot,” Petersburg Police spokesperson Capt. Emanuel Chambliss said. “All three male victims were transported to an area hospital with serious injuries.”

The shooting was reported at about 2 a.m.

“This is an active investigation and we need the public’s help in identifying those involved,” Capt. Chambliss continued.

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