Man charged with neglect, abuse after child shot in Henrico


HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a child back in January.

Officers responded to the 2600 block of Kingsland Road on Jan. 28, 2019, after receiving a call about a shooting at 10:16 p.m., Henrico Police said. 

Authorities arrived on the scene and found a child suffering from a “minor gunshot wound to an extremity,” Henrico Police said. 

The child, who was not identified, was taken to a local hospital for treatment. 

This week police announced that they had arrested and charged Monta Brown with abuse and neglect of a child causing serious injury in connection with the shooting. 

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