Quick arrest made in Petersburg shooting

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, Petersburg Police responded to the 300 block of Shore Street near the intersection of Shore and Harding Streets for a report of a shooting.

They discovered a 26 year old male victim who sustained a single gunshot to his leg. His injuries are non life threatening. Due to accurate description from witnesses of the suspect vehicle and license plate information, within 30 minutes police investigators, located and arrested the alleged shooter, Dameon Rosser.

Rosser, 24, of the 10 block of Ross Court in Petersburg, was charged with felonious assault and use or display of a firearm in commission of a felony. He is being held without bond in Petersburg City Jail. A motive has not been established for this crime.

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