Derian Vaughan Death – 1 dead, another injured in separate shooting

Derian Vaughan Death – Obituary : According to St. Petersburg Police, a man is dead and another injured in a separate shooting overnight Friday.

Police are trying to determine if both incidents are connected.

Authorities say the incidents were reported 10 minutes apart and both occurred at an opposite ends of town.

Deputy Police Chief Emanuel Chambliss say the first was reported just after midnight.

The victim walked into the emergency room at Bon Secours Southside Medical Center with a gunshot wound in his face.

He told police he had been shot several minutes earlier on McKenzie Street in northwest Petersburg.

The victim was flown from Petersburg to a Richmond hospital for further treatment.

While officers were at the hospital, a second shooting was reported at the intersection of North Whitehill Drive and Mecklenburg Street in Petersburg’s east end.

Arriving officers located 22-year-old Derian Vaughan, of Petersburg, dead with gunshot wounds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Petersburg Police at (804) 732-4222 or Crime Solvers at (804) 861-1212. Information can also be shared through the P3Tips app.