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Arrest made in shooting of Midlothian teen

Posted at 10:45 AM, May 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-01 12:58:08-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A Chesterfield teenager was arrested in connection to the shooting of a 15-year-old inside a Ronaldton Road home Thursday.

Chynekqua J. Walker, 19, of Ronaldton Road, was charged with reckless handling of a firearm, discharging a firearm in an occupied dwelling, and obstructing justice, according to Chesterfield Police.

Chynekqua Walker

Officers were called to the house at about 6 p.m. for a shooting. When officers arrived, they found the 14-year-old victim.

“[The15-year-old victim] was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and at this time we are not looking for any suspects," Lt. James Lamb said.

Walker was detained at the scene.

Her relationship with the 15-year-old victim was not immediately disclosed.