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.READ MORE: Philadelphia Students Finding Comfort In Rec Centers Again Amid Gun Violence Epidemic
Rawls, 29, is accused of shooting nine-year-old Jorge Cartegena at Marlton Avenue and Benson Streets in Camden Monday afternoon.READ MORE: 'I Thought I Was Done': Residents Of Trevose Mobile Home Park Pick Up The Pieces After EF-3 Tornado
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.
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Members of the U.S. Marshals tracked Rawls to the Winslow home and took him into custody. He has been charged with Aggravated Assault.