November 3, 2011
Charlottesville Police arrested shooting suspect Shannon Christopher Bowles Thursday morning.
The Palmyra resident has been charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a felon in connection to an Oct. 23 shooting off Preston Avenue.
Officers were called to the 800 block of Forest Street around 8:50 p.m. on Oct. 23 for reports of shots fired. While they were at the scene, they were notified by the University of Virginia Medical Center that a male victim in his early 20s was brought to the Emergency Room with a gunshot wound to the torso.
The victim, whose name is not being released at this time, underwent surgery that night and was listed in stable condition the following day.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.