Man arrested after shooting outside Sandston packing plant

Posted at 6:35 PM, Apr 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-28 21:19:41-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Henrico Police have arrested a man in connection to Tuesday's shooting outside of Bunge packaging plant in Sandston.

Police arrested 37-year-old Gerren Keith Granger Wednesday.

Granger is charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

He is being held at the Henrico Jail West without bond.

Officers were called to the 1500 block of Mary Street for a shooting at approximately 2:19 p.m.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital, according to police.

Police said early investigations show the incident occurred outside in the parking lot between two people.

A spokesperson from Bunge said they don't believe the shooting is work-related.

"Early this afternoon, a temporary employee was injured in a drive-by shooting while in the parking lot of Bunge’s packaging plant in Sandston, Virginia. Bunge is committed to the safety of our employees and the communities we serve," a Bunge spokesperson said. "While the incident does not appear to be work-related, we are cooperating with responding authorities as they investigate."

Anyone with information about this shooting incident is encouraged to call Detective Rosser at 804-501-5247 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or by submitting a lead on the p3Tips app.

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