Arrest made in Petersburg double shooting

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Petersburg police have arrested a suspect in connection to a double shooting that occurred Thursday.

At approximately 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, police responded to the 500 block of South Adams Street for reports of a shooting. On scene officers found a 30-year-old Petersburg resident who said he had been shot and a 50-year-old who was shot in the leg. Both victims were treated at and released from Southside Regional Medical Center.

Petersburg identified the suspect as 26-year-old Dejuan Williams, who was later arrested without incident.

Among the charges Williams faces is using a firearm during the commission of a felony.

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