1 charged after woman hurt in Newport News shooting

Blessin Brown. Credit: Newport News Police Department.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police in Newport News have charged a woman in a shooting that injured another woman late Monday.

Police say the emergency call came in at 10:02 p.m. Emergency personnel arrived to the scene and found a 43-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound to her upper torso.

The victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police arrested and charged Blessin Brown, 20, with malicious wounding and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

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