Man flown to hospital after Petersburg assault; suspect arrested

Man flown to hospital after Petersburg assault; suspect arrested
Deshone Scott, 40, was arrested and charged with aggravated malicious wounding in the assault. (Source: Albright, Kate)

PETERSBURG, Va. (WWBT) - Police arrested a man they say caused life-threatening injuries to another man.

Officers were called to 200 block of West Street for an assault. When they arrived, a man was found with a laceration on his forehead. He was later flown to a hospital for life-threatening injuries.

Deshone Scott, 40, was arrested and charged with aggravated malicious wounding in the assault. He’s being held in jail pending a court appearance.

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