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Woman killed in shooting Friday night in Petersburg

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC)- Petersburg police say a woman was killed in a shooting last night in Petersburg and that the suspect has been arrested.

According to social media posts by the department, officers responded to the Perry Street Loft Apartments at 9:03 p.m. and found a woman with a life-threatening gunshot wound.

She was taken to the hospital, where she died.

Police arrested Justin Rawlings at the scene and charged him with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

He’s being held in jail.

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