Police make arrest in Petersburg shooting

Posted by Phil Riggan - email

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Petersburg police have made an arrest in the shooting of teenager.

Willie Ivy, Jr., 21, was taken into custody overnight and charged in connection with the shooting of a 17-year-old male.

The shooting happened yesterday afternoon in the 1300 block of Hinton Street. The victim was shot multiple times and was found in the street.

He was rushed to VCU Medical Center where he under went surgery.

Ivy is charged with malicous wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He's being held at Riverside Regional Jail.

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