Monday, August 26, 2013

Coalter Street Accidental Shooting

The Richmond Police Department has charged a man in connection with the shooting of a child on Saturday.

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, officers received a call for a person shot inside a residence in the 1300 block of Coalter Street. Officers arrived on scene within minutes and found a 4-year-old female who had been shot. She was taken to VCU Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives have charged Demond A. Brown, 27, of the 2100 block of Mimosa Street, with one felony count of discharging a firearm within a building or dwelling.

Detectives believe the shooting was a result of an accidental discharge.