Hopewell police say suspect shot friend

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - We're learning new details about what led to a shooting in Hopewell April 25.

Investigators tell NBC12 that the suspect -- Robert Williams, 24 -- was playing with a gun when he accidentally shot a friend.

The shooting happened at a home in the 1000 block of Burnside Street in Hopewell.

The victim was taken to VCU Medical Center and is doing well. Williams is now facing a number of charges.

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