Woman charged with child abuse and neglect

Published 6:36 pm Friday, January 14, 2022

Suffolk Police have arrested a Suffolk woman on two counts of abuse and neglect of children, reckless disregard, after investigation of a July 2021 shooting.

Chasity S. White, 33, was indicted on the new charges in December. She was also arrested on a charge of failure to appear.

White was charged in July following the July 6 incident. A police investigation found that an 8-year-old male juvenile acquired an adult’s firearm from a residence and accidentally shot a 12-year-old male juvenile. The 12-year-old was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

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