18-year-old arrested for firearms violation in Henrico

Henrico County

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Henrico County Police Department investigated a firearm violation in the 4100 block of Townhouse Road on Thursday afternoon. Roads were closed in the area and the public was asked to remain indoors.

Officers were called to area around 3:15 p.m.

Police say shots were heard in the area and a man was spotted walking around an apartment complex with a firearm. Officers on the scene also heard shots.

The section of Staples Mill Road between Dumbarton Road and Penick Road were closed in both directions while police searched the area. Police say the closure and large police presence were used because the area is very populated and filled with people of all ages.

Henrico police detained a person of interest around 5 p.m. and then began reopening roads. The detained individual has been identified as 18-year-old Bryson Bush. Henrico Police arrested and charged Bush with reckless handling of a firearm.

He is being held without bond.

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