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16-year-old to face three possible assault charges


Police will pursue three assault charges against a 16-year-old Petersburg juvenile following an investigation of a reported altercation between the juvenile and an 18-year-old Petersburg resident Tuesday evening.

“The victim reported being struck several times with a handgun and further that the suspect fired 1-3 rounds in his direction during the altercation,” according to a press release issued by Police Chief Kelly Swihart. “The victim sustained injuries that were consistent with his statement. Witnesses also confirmed the victim’s account.”

The suspect was taken into custody...

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