Nelson Sheriff Investigating Monday Night Shooting In Greenfield : 12.29.09

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©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Photo via NCSO : Russell Junior Goins has been charged with a variety of gun crimes.
©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Photo via NCSO : Russell Junior Goins has been charged with a variety of gun crimes.

Greenfield
Nelson County, Virginia

Nelson County Sheriff, David Brooks, tells NCL that a Nelson man is in custody today charged with a variety of gun crimes after a woman was shot in the arm with a 22 rifle, according to Sheriff Brooks. Russell Junior Goins, age 49, was arrested and charged with; miscellaneous wounding, using a firearm in the commission of a felony and reckless handling of a firearm.


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“It appears Mr. Goins was drinking. He had a 22 rifle and the woman’s son tried to wrestle the gun away when it went off hitting the woman in the bicep area of the arm. It was a clean in and out wound, and if not life threatening,” said Sheriff Brooks.

NBC29 in Charlottesville identified Goins as the woman’s father-in-law in this followup story.

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