Petersburg: suspect arrested, victim identified in murder on Ferndale Avenue

PETERSBURG, Virginia (WRIC) – St. Petersburg police have arrested a man for shooting Monday on Ferndale Avenue.

On Feb. 28, around 12:15 p.m., police and an ambulance were called to 2200 Ferndale Avenue for the shot man.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found that 32-year-old Brian Wade Jr. had received a life-threatening gunshot wound. Wade was taken to hospital but later died of his injuries.

Police found 18-year-old Ronald Parker Jr. at the scene and took him into custody without incident. According to police, he was charged with second-degree murder, use of a firearm in committing a crime and use of a firearm.

Parker is in custody until he appears in court.

18-year-old Ronald Parker Jr. (Photo by St. Petersburg police)

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