A Georgia man was arrested in connection with a shooting Monday on Gibson Lane in Richmond, police said.
Kareem Jenkins, 38, of Lithonia, Ga., is charged with first-degree assault, fleeing police, and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, according to police.
Police said Tuesday that the victim, whom they did not identify, was in critical condition at a local hospital.
Police received a call at 7:30 a.m. Monday of a man suffering a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
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Jenkins was identified as the suspected. About 10 a.m., Jenkins was seen driving near Lowe’s, but when an officer tried to stop his vehicle, Jenkins led police on a short pursuit before jumping out and running off.
At one point, Jenkins entered a home and told the occupants he was running from police. He left and was found later hiding in a nearby wooded area.
In the vehicle Jenkins was driving, police found a handgun, 36 grams of methamphetamine, 8.6 grams of suspected heroin and 8.3 grams of cocaine.
Jenkins also charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, trafficking in a controlled substance, criminal mischief and second-degree burglary.
He was being held in the Madison County jail.