Police make arrest after man shot in neck, abdomen

Police make arrest after man shot in neck, abdomen
Police said the incident happened in the 2300 block of Navajo Court around 4:30 p.m. (Source: Petersburg Police)

PETERSBURG, Va. (WWBT) - Petersburg police have charged a suspect in connection to a shooting that happened on Jan. 31.

Police said the incident happened in the 2300 block of Navajo Court around 4:30 p.m.

Police say the victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being shot in the neck and abdomen. He remains hospitalized in critical condition.

Jimese Thomas, 22, of Petersburg was taken into custody by the US Marshals at a home in Richmond on Wednesday evening.

Thomas is charged with felony reckless handling of a firearm with injury, use of a firearm in a felony and felon in possession of a firearm.

Thomas is being held pending her court appearance.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (804)-732-4222.

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