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Teen Shot And Killed, Another Minor Hurt In Virginia Shooting. Police Say They Arrested A Suspect

Source: MEGA; Petersburg Bureau of Police

Jul. 9 2022, Published 11:04 a.m. ET

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A teenager was killed and a minor was hurt in a shooting in Virginia, police said.

This week, the Petersburg Bureau of Police in Virginia announced the arrest of Delvin Mitchell, 19, in connection to the case.

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Shortly after noon on July 2, police responded to a home for a person shot. Police arrived and found a 19-year-old woman with a gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was identified as Toni Knight, according to police.

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Officers also found Mitchell, who was shot, along with a minor girl who was injured. Both the girl and Mitchell were taken to the hospital.

The minor was treated and released, police said.

Mitchell has now been charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. No motive has been released in connection to the case.


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