PETERSBURG, Va. -- An 18-year-old man was killed in a shooting in Petersburg Saturday afternoon, according to police.
Officers said the shooting happened at the intersection of Grigg and Church streets.
Police said the victim was shot multiple times after altercation with another man.
The critically injured man was taken to an area hospital where he died of his injuries, police said.
Officials said that the victim has been identified, but that his name is being withheld pending notification of his family.
Police have not released a suspect description nor have officers made any arrests in the case.
"We are in the early stages of the investigation," officials with the police department wrote on Facebook around 1:30 p.m.
@PBurgPolice are @ Grigg St & Church St where a shooting investigation is underway. A male victim has been taken to a hospital with life threatening injuries. If anyone has any information on this shooting you are asked to call (804)861-1212 or use https://t.co/zMqXhvJLuV.— Petersburg Police (@PBurgPolice) September 11, 2021
Anyone with information about the crime is urged to call the Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212 or use P3tips.com.
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