Petersburg shooting victim dies

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - A man found shot in the head inside a car Tuesday in Petersburg has died.

22-year-old Jamarain Parham of Petersburg was shot in the 2800 block of Midland Road around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. He was treated at Southside Regional Medical Center and then med-flighted to VCU Medical Center where he passed away.

Police arrested 21-year-old Darrell D. Morton on a malicious wounding charge, but have obtained 2nd degree murder and other warrants against him. Police don't have a motive in the death and are still seeking information in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at 861-1212 or send an anonymous text directly to detectives by texting the code PDCASH with the message and sending it to 273647.

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