NORFOLK, Va. - A man has been arrested and charged in connection with Thursday afternoon's shooting in the 8500 block of Tidewater Drive.
Around 1:35 p.m. Thursday, police were responded to a home in the area for a report of a gunshot victim.
When officers arrived on scene, they found a 18-year-old man suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound inside of the home. The victim was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for treatment, where he remains in stable condition.
A preliminary investigation revealed the shooting was the result of an accidental discharge of a gun.
As a result, detectives have charged 25-year-old Damon D. Mitchell of Norfolk with the reckless handling of a firearm.
Mitchell is currently being held in the Norfolk City Jail with no bond.