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.
@PBurgPolice are on location at Defense and Banister investigating a burglary in progress. Shots were fired at police. At this time we ask that citizens avoid the area and stay indoors. If you saw anything, please contact police via https://t.co/zMqXhvJLuV.— Petersburg Police (@PBurgPolice) October 11, 2020
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to send a tip.