Charges dropped against Newport News shooting suspect

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UPDATE Dec. 3, 2019: All charges against Domonique Mills were dropped during his trial Dec. 2 in Newport News Circuit Court.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A 23-year-old man is facing charges for a shooting after police say a citizen’s tip led to his arrest.

Newport News police say Domonique Marcell Mills is charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm in a felony and possession of a firearm by a non-violent convicted felon. Mills was arrested on Sunday after police followed-up on a tip they had received. 

The shooting, which happened late last week on Aqua Vista Drive, left a 25-year-old man suffering from several gunshot wounds. Police said his injuries were considered life-threatening.

Police say Mills has an “extensive” criminal history.

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