Deputies responded to a local area hospital for a report of an adult male who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Upon arrival, the victim reported that he was hanging out with friends at a residence, when one of the friends displayed a handgun and unintentionally discharged the weapon striking him. He sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Elijah C. Brooks, 21 of Sterling was charged with Reckless Handling of a Firearm and transported to the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center where he was released on a personal recognizance bond. This case remains under investigation.
11/21/2020 4:34 pm