23-year-old arrested after shooting in Petersburg

23-year-old arrested after shooting in Petersburg
Abdul Malik Davis, 23, was charged with aggravated malicious wounding and several firearm violations.

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - A man is fighting for his life after being shot in Petersburg.

Police were called to the 500 block of West Washington Street shortly after 9 p.m. and found a man suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. he was transported to Southside Regional Medical Center.

Abdul Malik Davis, 23, was arrested behind a nearby home and charged with aggravated malicious wounding, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, discharging a firearm within city limits and reckless handling of a firearm.

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

Abdul Malik Davis, 23, was charged with aggravated malicious wounding and multiple firearms violations.
Abdul Malik Davis, 23, was charged with aggravated malicious wounding and multiple firearms violations. ((Source: Petersburg Police Department))

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