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Charlottesville Police make arrests in Downtown Mall gun incident, June 16 shots fired

Chris Graham
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Charlottesville Police made arrests connected to two separate gun-related incidents on Friday.

The first involves a disorder reported near the Ting Pavilion on the Downtown Mall at 12:50 p.m. Friday that led to the arrest of Brian Edward Henderson, a 46-year-old Charlottesville resident, on concealed-weapon and brandishing charges.

Henderson was released on bond from the Albemarle County Regional Jail.

Police also arrested and charged Shyketa Tatyana Dodson, a 28-year-old Charlottesville resident, in relation to a shots fired incident that occurred in the 900 block of Charlton Avenue on June 16.

Dodson is currently being held without bond at the Albemarle County Regional Jail.

Chris Graham

Chris Graham

Chris Graham is the founder and editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1994 alum of the University of Virginia, Chris is the author and co-author of seven books, including Poverty of Imagination, a memoir published in 2019, and Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, and The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, published in 2018. For his commentaries on news, sports and politics, go to his YouTube page, or subscribe to his Street Knowledge podcast. Email Chris at [email protected].