Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Virginia Man Charged in Child Shooting

Local news

A Richmond man faces a neglect charge following the accidental shooting of his 5-year-old son by another boy.
Police tell media outlets that the boys were playing inside a home in Chesterfield County on Sunday when they found 28-year-old William C. Griffin’s handgun. The victim was shot by the other boy, who also is 5 years old, as they handled the weapon. He suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital.
Police say the Hi-Point .40-caliber semi-automatic pistol wasn’t secured.
Griffin was charged with felony abuse and neglect of children.


  1. I'm sort of surprised you didn't toss out the race card Mike, not complaining though,

    1. Is William a black man? I should have known.