1 wounded in Petersburg shooting

Posted at 10:25 PM, Jul 21, 2019

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Police are investigating a shooting in Petersburg that sent a victim to the hospital Sunday night.

Officers were called to a report of a shooting in the 100 block of Culpepper Avenue -- a residential area off Washington Street east of the city --  just before 8:50 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found a person suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Officers said that victim was transported to an area hospital. There was no word on their condition as of 10:15 p.m.

There was also no word on a suspect description.

No additional details were available at last check.

If you have information that could help detectives, call Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212 or text the keyword pdcash followed by the tip and send to 274637.

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