PETERSBURG, Va. – Authorities said a man was critically injured in a shooting in western Petersburg Friday morning.
Officials said police were called to the 700 block of St. John Court for a report of a shooting.
“Multiple shots rang out at 10 o’clock in the morning,” Crime Insider Jon Burkett said.
When police and EMS arrived, they found a man outside suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, officials said.
The victim was taken by ambulance to Peabody Middle School where he was medflighted a Richmond hospital.
This is the second shooting in Petersburg in less than 24 hours.
A 9-year-old girl was wounded as she was lying in her bed at a Petersburg apartment complex in the 2300 block of Navajo Court Thursday night.
Police believe the child was hit by a stray bullet from a gun battle in the parking lot of the Croatan apartments around 9 p.m.
The child suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, according to police.
No arrests have been made in either case.
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.