Channel 10 Regional News Briefs
Police: 2-year-old girl shot herself
HAMPTON – Lone Star officials said that a 2-year-old girl shot herself in the arm late Monday night at the 200 block of Triple Crown Court. The girl was brought to the hospital via ambulance for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Lone Star said that two adults and two juveniles were in the home when the accident happened. The shooting is under investigation.
Lone Star has requested that anyone with information should contact them via commcode LOCK-U-UP-HAMPTON.
Victim of prison violence identified
PETERSBURG – As reported last week, a vicious assault at the Petersburg State Penitentiary left one man dead and two more in critical condition. Pathfinder MultiMedia has now confirmed that the violence was gang retaliation for last year’s Halloween Massacre in Cradock.
While names of the assailants are being withheld pending a full investigation, PSP Community Relations Director, Cleo Watkins, has confirmed that all were members of the notorious White Knights gang. Furthermore, Pathfinder sources inside the prison have identified Jack-Wagon boss Juan Mendez as the primary victim.
Mendez was serving a life sentence for his role in planning the Halloween Massacre, which left three alleged White Knights and five children dead.
Vehicle stolen with child inside
SUFFOLK – Tribal authorities said that a vehicle was stolen on Tuesday night with a nine-month-old child inside. The incident happened just before 8 p.m. near the 600 block of Third Avenue. A few minutes later, the child was discovered outside of the doorstep of a residence in the 600 block of First Avenue. Tribesmen are looking for the vehicle, a silver 2069 Ford Americar.