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Police investigating double fatal shooting in Petersburg

Police investigating double fatal shooting in Petersburg
Posted at 12:01 AM, Jan 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-12 01:24:14-05

PETERSBURG, Va. — Police are investigating a double fatal shooting in Petersburg Saturday night.

Officers were called to the 600 block of Commerce Street for a report of a person shot just before 9:50 p.m.

When police arrived, they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds, Capt. Emanuel Chambliss with Petersburg Police said.

The victims were transported to an area hospital where they died of their injuries, officials said.

“Police need your help with this death investigation,” Chambliss said.

If you have information that could help detectives, call Petersburg Police at 804-732-4222 or Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212 or text the keyword pdcash followed by the tip and send to 274637.