Police: Petersburg man arrested in connection to shooting in May

Police: Petersburg man arrested in connection to shooting in May
Omari Mason (Source: Petersburg Police)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Police say a Petersburg man has been arrested in connection to a shooting that occurred in Petersburg back in May.

On June 15 at approximately 2:30 p.m., police say Omari Mason, 21, of Petersburg was taken into custody by the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force.

According to police, Mason was wanted in connection to a shooting of a man that occurred in the 900 block of Halifax Street.

Police say Mason is being held without bond pending his appearance in court for:

  • Aggravated assault
  • Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
  • Reckless handling of a firearm
  • Malicious wounding

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