Man dies from his injuries in Petersburg shooting

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Petersburg Police say the man shot in Petersburg Tuesday night has died from his injuries.

Police tell 8News the shooting occurred in the 900 block of Rome Street. The victim was shot in the chest and transported to a local hospital in critical condition, where he died hours later.

The identity of the victim is being withheld until all of his family has been notified.

No other details or suspect information has been released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at (804) 861-1212.

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