HOPEWELL, Va. (WRIC) — The Hopewell Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that resulted in one man being taken to the hospital.
Around 8:15 a.m., officers were called to the 1300 block of Lee Lane for a reported shooting involving a high-powered air rifle.
According to police, officers found a man at the scene who had been shot in the hand. He was taken to Southside Medical Center with a non-life-threatening injury.
Following an investigation, 33-year-old Gabriel Hanson Lunceford of Hopewell was arrested in connection with the shooting. Lunceford was charged with felony malicious wounding, felony abduction, using a firearm in the commission of a felony and misdemeanor reckless handling of a firearm.
Lunceford was taken to Riverside Regional Jail where he is being held without bond.
The Hopewell Police Department is continuing to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Hopewell Criminal Investigations Unit at 804-541-2284.