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Man critically injured in Petersburg triple shooting had 'multiple gunshot wounds'

Posted at 11:43 PM, Aug 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 07:18:20-04

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Police are investigating a shooting that left three people wounded in a Petersburg neighborhood Sunday night.

Officers were called to the 2200 block of Van Dorn Street for the report a person shot just after 8:15 p.m.

When police arrived, they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, officials said.

The victim was transported to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Officers said two other gunshot victims "arrived for treatment" at an area hospital. They had non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

"We are asking the public to avoid the area while the investigation is being conducted," police said.

If you have information that could help detectives, call Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212 or by downloading the P3tips app or by going to P3tips.com. Remember Crime Solvers pays a reward for information that leads to an arrest.

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