Front Royal Man Charged in Shooting

Front Royal Man Charged in Shooting

Detectives have charged a Front Royal for Shooting in Hybla Valley.

At 3:49 p.m. Aug.12, Fairfax County officers responded to the shopping center parking lot in the 7700 block of Richmond Highway for a shot person. Officers found an adult woman suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. Officers rendered aid until fire and rescue personnel arrived. The victim was taken to the hospital with injuries believed to be life-threatening.

Detectives determined Montez Damone-Faggins, 29, of Front Royal discharged the firearm inside the vehicle and struck the victim in the upper body. The victim’s infant child was also in the car at the time of the shooting and was unharmed and reunited with another family member. Kayla Thornton, 28, of Woodbridge was also inside the car. All parties were known to each other and remained on the scene. The firearm was found inside the car.

Damone-Faggins was taken to the Adult Detention Center and charged with malicious wounding and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He was held on no bond. Thornton was arrested for outstanding warrants from another jurisdiction. She was held on a secured bond.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this shooting to contact them at 703-246-7800, option 2.