Victim shot during attempted robbery in Petersburg

Victim shot during attempted robbery in Petersburg
Enoch Brown has been charged with attempted armed robbery, use of firearm in the commission of a felony and reckless handling of a firearm. (Source: Petersburg Police)

PETERSBURG, Va. (WWBT) - A victim was shot during an attempted robbery in Petersburg.

On Jan. 20 at approximately 1:41 a.m., police responded to the 1400 block of West Wythe Street and made contact with the shooting victim.

The victim was transported to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

Police arrested Enoch Brown, 21, of Petersburg, after they say he attempted to rob the victim and two others before shooting one.

Brown has been charged with three counts of attempted armed robbery, three counts in the commission of a felony and reckless handling of a firearm.

Brown is being held pending his appearance in court.

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