Good morning from Gray. Here's a look at some of the stories you will want to catch before you leave the house on 12 News Today.
An investigation is underway following an early morning shooting in Henrico. It happened in the Pony Farms neighborhood. The male victim was taken to VCU Medical Center. It happened a little before 3 this morning in the 59-hundred block of Queens Thorpe Court.
Plus, We are now tracking the first official Tropical Depression of the season, And now all eyes are fixated on whether or not it will impact your Independence Day plans.
Happening today--Delegate Joe Morrissey will be in court, on charges he had a sexual relationship with his 17 year old receptionist. Legislators on both sides of the isle are also keeping quiet on the scandal. But the indictment and all the attorneys involved had quite a bit to say.
New this morning--several new laws go into effect. One law, named after 7-year-old Brendon Mackey, makes it a misdemeanor to willfully shoot a gun into the air. That could become a felony if someone is killed. Mackey died one year ago from celebratory gunfire at a Chesterfield Fourth of July celebration. Another new law --- requires you leave at least three feet of distance when passing a bicyclist on the road. Come any closer --- and you'll face getting a ticket.
We're waiting for NASA to launch its latest rocket from the Wallops Island Flight Facility on Virgina's Eastern Shore. The launch was originally scheduled for Sunday morning, but was postponed due to boats in the hazard area. The launch will test new technology and flight recorders. It's set to happen sometime between four and five a-m.
World Cup Fever is in the air! Team U.S.A. takes on Belgium today, and we have the details on the best watch parties in Central Virginia.
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