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Arrest made in Newport News shooting that left woman suffering life threatening injuries

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A woman was critically injured in a shooting in the 7400 block of River Road Monday night.

Blessin Brown

Dispatchers received the call at around 10 p.m. about the incident.

Police arrived at the scene to find a 43-year-old Newport News woman suffering from a life threatening gunshot wound to her upper torso. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

20-year-old Blessin Brown was arrested in connection with the shooting. She has been charged with Malicious Wounding and Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony.

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