PETERSBURG, Va. -- One man was killed and a second person suffered critical injuries during a shooting at the Pin Oaks Apartments, according to Petersburg Police. Officers were called to the complex at about 8:34 p.m. Tuesday when neighbors heard gunshots.
"Police arrived and found an adult male with multiple gunshot wounds," a Petersburg Police spokesperson said. "The victim was transported to Southside Regional Medical Center where he succumbed from his injuries."
Police have not yet released the shooting victim’s name.
A second shooting victim was later found on East Washington Street. That person was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.
According to Crime Insider Jon Burkett, three people total were injured in the shooting spree. In addition to the two men who were shot, a woman was hurt by glass that shattered when a bullet came through a window.
Several vehicles in the neighborhood were hit with bullets as approximately a dozen shots were fired, according to Crime Insider sources.
One neighbor rushed children inside of his home during the barrage of gunshots.
"I grabbed a bunch of little kids and pulled them in my house," he said. "I made sure they were safe as much as I could."
That neighbor's SUV was also hit four times by bullets that shattered a passenger window. He spent the morning cleaning up glass and reporting the damage to police.
Crime Insider sources reported detectives are searching for a black SUV seen racing out of the complex after the gunshots.
As of noon Wednesday, Petersburg Police had withheld the identity of the victims.
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Anyone with information was asked to call Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212.