Man charged in shooting at homeless camp in Virginia

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Posted: Oct 27, 2015 8:06 AM

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested a man who shot another man in the face during an argument inside a homeless camp.

The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1icdgOQ ) that 43-year-old Daniel Clay was arrested Friday on charges including aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Police spokesman Nathan Probus says the shooting left a 28-year-old Woodbridge man with life-threatening injuries.

Prince William County authorities say the incident began after the two men started arguing around 10:45 p.m. at the homeless camp in Woodbridge. Police say the argument escalated and Clay shot the victim in the face.

Probus says the victim is still in a hospital.

Clay is being held without bond. It wasn't immediately clear whether he had an attorney to contact for comment on the case.

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Information from: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com