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Man arrested for shooting out window at Petersburg hotel

Posted at 9:56 PM, Apr 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-19 22:19:05-04

PETERSBURG, Va. -- A man was arrested Sunday for allegedly shooting out a window at a Petersburg hotel early Friday morning.

Officers were called to the 25 S. Crater Road after shots were fired just after 6:05 a.m., according to Petersburg Police.

"Officers arrived on scene and discovered a window to a room had been shot up," police said. "Video was recovered of the incident which showed a suspect and suspect vehicle."

Police arrested 48-year-old James Wyatt Jr. of Petersburg without incident Sunday afternoon.

Wyatt was charged with recklessly handling of a firearm, brandishing a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and maliciously discharge a firearm into a dwelling.

Police said he is being held without bond pending a court appearance.