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Arrest made after woman shot in car on Midlothian Turnpike

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Posted at 9:03 AM, Sep 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-14 12:23:29-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A man has been arrested in connection to a shooting in Chesterfield County late Friday night that left a woman critically injured.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting into a vehicle at the intersection of Midlothian Turnpike and Johnston Willis Drive at about 11:29 p.m.

The female victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries from multiple gunshot wounds.

Police have arrested Michael Leonard Dabney, 37, of Richmond, in connection to the shooting. He has been charged with malicious wounding, attempted second-degree murder, shooting at an occupied vehicle, use of a weapon in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Police say their investigation indicates that the victim and Dabney are known to each other.

Dabney is being held with no bond at the Chesterfield County Jail.

Police continue their investigation into this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.