Person shot in stomach in Williamsburg, suspect in custody

Posted at 12:34 PM, Jan 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-21 06:45:13-05

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – The Williamsburg Police Department responded to Priorslee Lane Sunday morning in reference to a shooting.

Nicholas Caleb Goff

The incident happened just after 10 a.m.

According to reports, the suspect fired one round, striking the victim in the stomach. The victim was taken to Riverside Regional Medical Center and is expected to survive.

The suspect, who has been identified as 28-year-old Nicholas Goff of Williamsburg, was taken into custody without incident.

Police have charged Goff with attempted malicious wounding and unlawful use of a firearm. He was taken to the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.

Anyone with further information in this incident is asked to call Investigator Smith at (757) 759-7207 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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