Man charged for accidental shooting in Wawa parking lot in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- A man is facing a reckless handling of a firearm charge after a shooting at a Wawa parking lot. 

A 22-year-old man was shot at the Wawa located on Jefferson Avenue just before 5 p.m. on October 18. 

Damian Bernard Parker, 33, was arrested in connection to the shooting on October 25.

Police said the shooting was accidental.

The victim was released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery. 


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