Man shot while driving in Petersburg dies

Source: Progress Index
Source: Progress Index

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - The man who crashed his vehicle into a motel in Petersburg after he was shot has died.

According to police, Marcellous Land, 28, was driving his pickup truck on East Washington Street around 1:40 p.m. Monday when he was gunned down, causing him to lose control of the vehicle. He crossed the I-95 exit ramp, hit a van carrying a couple and their two small children before slamming into a motel.

Land was taken to VCU Medical Center, where he later died.

Officers have not confirmed whether the victim was the intended target of the shooting or at the wrong place at the wrong time.

Police say, the suspect is still at large but couldn't offer a description.

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