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Police: Shots fired at officers in Petersburg

Posted at 11:56 PM, Oct 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-11 13:31:09-04

PETERSBURG, Va. -- An investigation is underway after shots were fired at officers in Petersburg Saturday night, according to Petersburg Police.

Police officials said officers were called to a burglary in progress at the intersection of Defense and Bannister roads.

Around 11:00 p.m., police gave an update that Baniser & Defense reopened.

"There were no injuries to civilians or officers during this incident. An investigation into this matter is on going," police say.

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.