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Man shot in mouth at Petersburg motel

Posted at 11:39 PM, Nov 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-21 23:39:15-05

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Police are investigating after a man was shot at a Petersburg motel Saturday evening.

Officers were called to the Econo Lodge in the 900 block of Winfield Road just before 7:30 p.m. for a report of a person shot.

When officers arrived, they found a man suffering form a gunshot wound.

Police described his injuries as not life-threatening.

Crime Insider sources said the victim was shot in the mouth.

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.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.