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Police: Multiple shootings in Petersburg are not connected

Posted at 11:32 PM, Aug 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-27 09:27:15-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Multiple shootings in Petersburg had police bouncing from crime scene to crime scene Monday night.

Around 7:30 p.m., police received a call for a shooting on Hinton Street.

The victim ran for help and knocked on a door on S. Dunlop Street.

The victim, who was shot multiple times, was flown to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

As detectives were at the Hinton Street shooting, another call came in for a shooting three miles away off of Montibello Street.

When police arrived, they found a woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to her backside.

Crime Insider sources called the shooting domestic-related, and added police were looking for male suspect.

Petersburg Police Capt. Emmanuel Chambliss said the two shootings were not connected.