News to know for Aug. 27: 4 Petersburg shootings; train derails in Chesterfield; showers possible

News to know for Aug. 27, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Here’s a look at your headlines as you heads out the door on Tuesday:

Cloudy again

Temperatures are staying below average yet again with a chance of showers.

Cloudy again with showers possible

Download the NBC12 Weather App for an hour-by-hour look at when you could rain this week.

Multiple shootings

Petersburg police are investigating four separate shootings in a six-hour span late Monday and early Tuesday.

No suspects have been named in any of the shootings.

Police investigate 4 shootings in Petersburg

Train derails

A Chesterfield County road is expected to be closed for an extended amount of time Tuesday morning after a cargo train derailment.

The Chesterfield Police Department says at least three cars derailed in the 3600 block of Kingsland Road.

Train derailment shuts down Chesterfield road

Biden in Richmond

Former Vice President Joe Biden will be in Richmond on Tuesday for a fundraiser.

The campaign said the stop will be for a “Biden for President finance event" and is not open to the public.

Former Vice President Joe Biden will be in Richmond.
Former Vice President Joe Biden will be in Richmond.

Drive-by shooting

Police are investigating after a man was injured in a drive-by shooting in Richmond on Monday night.

Police were called around 9 p.m. for a shooting on Green Cove Drive, but officers said the shooting happened near the intersection of Atmore Drive and Carnation Street.

Vaping illnesses

Three vaping-related illnesses have been reported in Virginia and more are being investigated.

The Virginia Department of Health said all of the patients reported vaping in the weeks prior to their illnesses. Those cases are related to 193 other potential vaping-related illnesses reported in 22 states as of Aug. 22.

In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018 photo, Marshfield High School Principal Robert Keuther displays vaping devices that were confiscated from students in such places as restrooms or hallways at the school in Marshfield, Mass. Illinois health officials are reporting what could be United States' first death tied to vaping. In a Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, news release, the Illinois Department of Public Health says a person who recently vaped died after being hospitalized with "severe respiratory illness." The agency didn't give any other information about the patient, including a name or where the person lived. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018 photo, Marshfield High School Principal Robert Keuther displays vaping devices that were confiscated from students in such places as restrooms or hallways at the school in Marshfield, Mass. Illinois health officials are reporting what could be United States' first death tied to vaping. In a Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, news release, the Illinois Department of Public Health says a person who recently vaped died after being hospitalized with "severe respiratory illness." The agency didn't give any other information about the patient, including a name or where the person lived. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Sugar Shack apologizes

Following a video that was posted online of an employee spitting into a box of donuts, Sugar Shack has apologized and said no customers were served tainted food and the employee in the video no longer works there.

The short video shows an employee at its Midlothian location spitting onto the donuts and then looking at the camera.

Sugar Shack posted to its Facebook on Monday saying it was “horrified” and said the video was posted after the employee’s last shift at the store.

Sugar Shack has apologizes after a video of an employee spitting into a box of donuts was posted online.
Sugar Shack has apologizes after a video of an employee spitting into a box of donuts was posted online. (Source: NBC12)

Final thought

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