Police searching for gunman after fight leads to double shooting in Petersburg

Police searching for gunman after fight leads to double shooting in Petersburg
Petersburg Police are currently in the 1900 block of E. Washington Street with a double shooting at the BP Station.

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Police are searching for a gunman after two men were shot at a BP Gas station after a fight in the parking lot.

At approximately 8:05 p.m., police responded to the 1900 block of E. Washington Street for the report of two men shot.

Officers and EMS located two male victims on the scene suffering from non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

According to police, there was a fight in the parking lot prior to the shooting.

One victim was struck in the left forearm and was transported to the hospital. The second victim’s injury had grazed across his hip. He refused treatment.

Police say surveillance video captured a third man wearing a black hooded jacket, black pants and a white t-shirt approach the fight and began shooting the two victims.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police at 804-732-4222.

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