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Man arrested after deadly shooting at shopping center in Chesapeake, police say

They found a man who had been shot and they tried to give him aid, but he died on the way to the hospital.

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Author's note: The video above is from a separate story that aired on gunshot detection technology on March 1, 2022.

UPDATE: Police in Chesapeake were on the scene of a shooting that left a man dead on Saturday, March 19. 

A statement from the Chesapeake Police Department said that they received a call that shots had been heard beside a building at 211 Providence Road at 2:50 p.m. 

That's the Holly Point Shopping Center. 

They found a man who had been shot and they tried to give him aid, but he died on the way to the hospital. 

He's been identified as Julian Peterson, 28, of Virginia Beach. 

On Friday, the police department said Nahjah Cuffee, 18, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

He is being held in the Chesapeake City Jail without bond.

If you have any information that can help this investigation, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit an anonymous online tip here. If your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for up to $1,000.

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