Incident

2-26-2017 Virginia Newport News 2-0

Location

February 26, 2017

Waterfront Circle
Newport News, Virginia
Geolocation: 36.9704, -76.4087

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 6
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Maurice Anthony Jones
  • Age: 30
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child injured (not child shooter)

Notes

man and his daughter accidentally shot when gun went off after it was knocked off bed, father did not call 911 or take her to hospital

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 3
State Senate District: 2
State House District: 95