Petersburg police investigating after shots fired into 7-Eleven

Petersburg police investigating after shots fired into 7-Eleven

PETERSBURG, Va. (WWBT) - Petersburg police are investigating after shots were fired into a 7-Eleven on Wednesday.

Police said the shots were fired into the gas station South Boulevard next to the School Board building.

Shortly after, there was another incident of shots fired in the 100 block of New Street. Police are working to see if the two are connected.

One person was sent to the hospital.

The 7-Eleven was closed for several hours but reopened around 10 p.m.

No additional details were immediately available.

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