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 recover.
Carter is being held at Henrico County Jail West with no bond.
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