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2 shot, 1 killed overnight in Petersburg

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PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) -

One of two people shot overnight in Petersburg has died.

The victim was shot shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday around the Persimmon Court area, which is near East Washington Street. The victim was taken to Southside Regional Medical Center where they died.

Another gunshot victim was found blocks away on Locust Court and was taken to VCU Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Police were on the scene from about 11 p.m. until around 2 a.m. Thursday.

Police have not provided a description of the shooting suspect, or a possible motive.

Police are developing leads and encourage the public to call Crime Solvers at (804) 861-1212.

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