Male vic­tim shot, po­lice ar­rest sus­pect

Man trans­ported to VCU Med­i­cal Cen­ter with lifethreat­en­ing in­juries

The Progress-Index - - LOCAL - Con­trib­uted Re­port

CHESTERFIELD — Po­lice have ar­rested a man in re­la­tion to a shoot­ing that oc­curred on Mon­day, Jan. 9.

At about 9:26 a.m. on Mon­day, po­lice were called to the 6900 block of Ma­son Run Drive for a re­ported dis­tur­bance. While of­fi­cers were en route, the Emer­gency Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Cen­ter re­ceived ad­di­tional calls re­port­ing that shots had been fired.

Upon ar­rival, of­fi­cers lo­cated an adult male vic­tim, who had sus­tained a gun­shot wound. He was trans­ported to VCU Med­i­cal Cen­ter with life-threat­en­ing in­juries.

Po­lice have ar­rested De­mon­tre L. Ben­nett, 23, in re­la­tion to the in­ci­dent. Ben­nett, of the 2200 block of Man­dalay Drive in Richmond, was charged with ag­gra­vated ma­li­cious wound­ing and use of a firearm in the com­mis­sion of a felony.

Ben­nett and the vic­tim are known to each other.

Ben­nett is cur­rently be­ing held at the Chesterfield County Jail with­out bond.

Po­lice con­tinue to in­ves­ti­gate this in­ci­dent. Any­one with in­for­ma­tion should con­tact the Chesterfield County Po­lice De­part­ment at 804-7481251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or www. crime­

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