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Suspect Arrested In Shooting That Left Camden Boy Blind

CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) – Police have arrested a suspect in a shooting that has left a young Camden boy blind.

Suspect Greg Rawls was taken into custody early Wednesday morning at his girlfriend’s home on Langdon Court in Winslow, New Jersey.

Rawls, 29, is accused of shooting nine-year-old Jorge Cartegena at Marlton Avenue and Benson Streets in Camden Monday afternoon.

Relatives said Cartegena was struck in the face by a stray bullet as he was walking to his grandmother’s house. Family members said Cartegena was left blind and is in a coma.

Investigators say it does not appear Cartegena was the intended target, but an investigation is ongoing.

Members of the U.S. Marshals tracked Rawls to the Winslow home and took him into custody. He has been charged with Aggravated Assault.

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  • Linda D Bryant

    May God Bless little Jorge and his family. Another innocent child caught up in this madness of the streets!!!

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