Chesterfield Police arrest suspect in domestic-related shooting

Chesterfield County

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield Police arrested a man after a domestic-related shooting Friday.

35-year old Lidwan Delfond Thaniel was taken into custody just after midnight Saturday.

Officers responded to a report of a man shot inside an apartment on the 5800 block of Handel Court, just after 7:30 p.m., Friday night. 

The victim, who was not identified by police, is in stable condition. Investigators believe the victim knows the suspected shooter.

Thaniel is charged with malicious wounding, felon in possession of a firearm, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He is being held behind bars at the Chesterfield County Jail.

Police believe the shooting was an isolated incident. Officers continue to investigate.

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