Police: 19-year-old arrested in connection to shooting at Spotsylvania party


SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A 19-year-old has been arrested in connection to a shooting that occurred at a party in Spotsylvania County over the weekend.

According to Spotsylvania County Sheriff Roger L. Harris, deputies responded to an area near the Lee Hill Community Center in reference to a shooting. It was later discovered that a juvenile teen was shot in the upper torso and transported to a local hospital before authorities arrived.

Detectives learned that during a large party in the area, 19-year-old Kendall Brown was involved in a dispute with a juvenile. At some point during the altercation, Brown produced a firearm and shot the victim, who underwent surgery and is now recovering at a local hospital.

Brown, who turned himself in Monday, has been charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He is being held at Rappahannock Regional Jail without bond.

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