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Man charged after early morning Chesapeake shooting sends man to hospital

Posted at 4:58 AM, Oct 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-05 11:44:42-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - A man is in the hospital after being injured in an early Monday morning shooting.

Around 2:47 a.m., Chesapeake Police responded to several calls reporting gunfire in the 1700 block of Acorn St.

Reports say that a man suffering from gun shot wounds was located at the scene. The man was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

Chesapeake Police have charged 21-year-old Aarion Powell, of Portsmouth, with felony charges of aggravated malicious wounding, use of firearm in the commission of a felony, eluding police, carrying a concealed weapon, and a misdemeanor charge of obstruction to justice.

Police say the incident is still under investigation and more criminal charges could be pending.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Crime Line.

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