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    23-year-old arrested in connection to deadly shooting of man in Petersburg

    By Tannock Blair,


    PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the deadly shooting of another man last week .

    According to police , 32-year-old James E. Hume II was shot in the 10 block of North Dunlop Street on Thursday, June 6, and died from his injuries a day later.

    Petersburg police, with assistance from the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, arrested 23-year-old Lamont Watson Jr. in connection to the shooting.

    8News has reached out to the Petersburg Bureau of Police for more information on this incident but has not yet received a response.

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