Police investigating fatal shooting in Petersburg’s Pecan Acres

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Police were called to the 700 block of Hemlock Circle in Pecan Acres early Tuesday morning for reports of gunshots.

When crews arrived they found 30-year-old Benjamin Coleman Jr. of Dinwiddie with a gunshot wound. Coleman was transported to Southside Regional Medical Center where he died.

Police are investigating this case and are still working to find a suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call Petersburg Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212, text the keyword “PDCASH’ before the tip and send it to 274637 or go to the website pdcrimesolvers.org to leave a webtip.

Stay with 8News for updates on this developing story.

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