HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC)—A man is
in custody after a Sunday afternoon fight ended in a shooting.
Around 4:15 p.m. on Feb. 9, the
suspect approached an adult male in front of a residence on the 400 block of
Acreview Drive. The suspect brandished a handgun, and the two ran toward Newbridge
Road. The men fought; the victim continued to struggle with the suspect even
after he sustained a gunshot wound to the upper torso.
Maurice Antonio Carter, 33, of the
2100 block of Marina Drive in Chesterfield County, was arrested and charged
with Attempted Robbery, Malicious Wounding, two counts of Use of Firearm in
Commission of a Felony, and Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon in
connection with the incident.
Both Carter and the victim were transported
to VCU Medical Center for treatment. Carter sustained minor injuries; the
victim's injuries are considered non-life-threatening and he is expected to
Carter is being held at Henrico
County Jail West with no bond.