Police identify Petersburg man killed in Spring St. shooting Tuesday

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — One person was killed after a shooting in Petersburg on Tuesday.

Police say that officers were called to the 100 block of Spring Street on Tuesday for a person shot inside a home.

The victim, 23-year-old Jamal Alston, of Petersburg, received medical treatment at the scene for a gunshot wound. He was transferred to Southside Regional Medical Center where he died.

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If anyone knows something about this homicide or any crime in the Petersburg or Dinwiddie County area, call Crime Solvers at 861-1212, text the key word “pdcash” plus the tip to 274637 or go to the website pdcrimesolvers.org.

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