Three people injured in east Petersburg restaurant shooting. At least one of them was shot.

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PETERSBURG — Police are investigating a shooting early Sunday morning at a restaurant in the city's east side.

Three people were hurt in the melee, police said. A man was reported shot, but his injury is not life-threatening. A woman was hit with broken glass.

It was not immediately clear if the third victim, a woman, was hit by gunfire or debris.

Police said all three victims have been treated for their injuries.

The incident happened at the Paradise Restaurant, 1714 E. Washington St. According to its website, the restaurant was open at the time of the incident.

Anyone who may have information about the shooting is asked to call Petersburg-Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at (804) 861-1212 or use the P3Tips app on a mobile phone.

Bill Atkinson (he/him/his) is daily news coach for USA TODAY's Southeast Region-Unified Central, which includes Virginia, West Virginia and central North Carolina. He is based in Petersburg, Virginia. Reach him at

This article originally appeared on The Progress-Index: Petersburg Police investigate early-morning shooting at restaurant

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