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One man killed, another seriously injured in park shooting

June 6, 2021 GMT

PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — One man was killed and another critically injured in a shooting at a Petersburg park Sunday, police said.

Multiple news outlets reported that officers responded to a report of a shooting at Patton Park along the Appomattox River just after 3 p.m. When police arrived, they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

According to officers, two men opened fire and started shooting at one another.

One man was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.

No additional information was immediately released.