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Hopewell police stop Petersburg man with gun at kickball game

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HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) -

 

Hopewell police have charged a Petersburg man in connection to a shooting Sunday night during a kickball game.

According to police, when the officers arrived, they saw the man, identified as Kayjaun Walker, 20, of the 2200 Block of N. Whitehall Drive, firing his weapon while the park was filled with people for a kickball game. Nobody was hurt, but authorities said rounds from the gun Walker was firing damaged three cars and a nearby church.

Police have charged Walker with reckless use of a firearm, two counts of misdemeanor vandalism and two counts of felony vandalism. Police took Walker to Riverside regional jail, where he was held without bond.

Hopewell police are still investigating the incident. Anyone who was in the area on Sunday who can help with the investigation can call the police at 804-541-2222.

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