Petersburg Shooting Suspect Surrenders To Police

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Petersburg Police arrested homicide suspect, Derrick Coleman today.

Coleman was wanted for his involvement in the slaying of the 21 year old victim, Wallace Wesson Jr. The fatal shooting occurred in the 1000 Block of Sixth Street on November 30, 2008.

Coleman was arrested without incident when he turned himself in. Coleman has been processed and charged with 2nd degree homicide and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

Coleman is now incarcerated without bond at the Petersburg City jail and awaits his trial date.

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