Police: Man sought after domestic incident in Petersburg leaves woman injured

Petersburg police search for suspect following shooting

PETERSBURG, Va. (WWBT) - Petersburg police says a man is being sought in connection to a domestic incident in Petersburg that left a woman injured.

Police said on Feb. 23 at approximately 6:46 p.m., officers responded to a call about a person who was struck by fragments of glass in the 1600 block of Montpelier Street.

Once officers arrived on the scene, they located a female victim with injuries to her right arm and neck.

Officers say they have obtained warrants for James Bell, 23, of Petersburg for malicious wounding, strangulation, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Anyone with information on Bell’s whereabouts should contact Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212.

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