PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — The Petersburg Police Department is investigating after multiple people were shot in the city Friday night.
Police confirmed that there were three scenes and a total of six people were shot on Friday, April 22, including adults and children.
According to police, three children — believed to be around 12 to 13 years old — and three adults were shot. The victims’ conditions have not yet been released.
There was heavy police presence and multiple agencies at the scenes after Virginia State Police were called in to assist with the investigation.
The location breakdown
- One adult was shot near the Wendy’s on South Crater Road.
- Three children and one adult were shot at 200 Holly Hill Drive.
- One adult was shot at the 1800 block of Boydton Plank Road.
Police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212.