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PETERSBURG, Va. -- A man has died after he was shot near a Petersburg convenience store Wednesday night.

Officers responded to the intersection of Harding and Mistletoe Streets, at about 8:10 p.m., for a reported shooting.

When police arrived, they located a man with gunshot wounds.

The man was transported to Southside Regional Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

He was later pronounced dead.

The victim has been identified as 47-year-old Anthony A. Tucker, of Petersburg.


Crime insider sources said the shooting may be a revenge shooting for shots fired in the area earlier Wednesday.

Police are searching for evidence and speaking to all potential witnesses for more information into the shooting.

If you have any information or believe that you heard or saw anything in that area, please contact Petersburg Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212, text the keyword pdcash followed by the tip and send to 274637 or visit the website, pdcrimesolvers.org

This is a developing story. Anyone with additional information can submit a news tip here.