Suspect arrested in East Washington Street shooting death

Marvin Massenburg II (Source: Petersburg Police)
Marvin Massenburg II (Source: Petersburg Police)

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Petersburg Police and US Marshals working together have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a man driving on East Washington Street on August 19.

Marvin Massenburg II, 27, was arrested Tuesday morning in Chesterfield. Massenburg is accused of shooting Marcellous Land, 28, while Land was driving his pickup truck on East Washington Street, causing Land to crash his vehicle into a motel. He was taken to VCU Medical Center, where he later died.

Police have not determined a motive for the shooting, but they say they made the arrest after a major break in the case when they discovered a vehicle in Petersburg involved in the shooting.

Massenburg II is charged with murder, as well as other firearms charges. He is being held without bond.

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