Man arrested in connection to fatal Petersburg motel shooting

PETERSBURG, VA. — A man has been arrested in connection to a Petersburg motel shooting that left one dead on Tuesday.

Rickey Young was taken into custody without incident in connection to the fatal shooting.

Anthony Cedric Hudgins Jr. was killed at the Budget Inn Motel in the 2100 block of Jamestown Drive early Tuesday morning.

“Officers arrived on scene and discovered a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds,” Petersburg Police spokesman Capt. Emanuel Chambliss said. “That victim was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries where he later succumbed to those injuries.”

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