The gunman police say is responsible for shooting a man in the stomach Saturday and also hitting an 11-year-old girl with dry wall fragments is in custody.
Sgt. Sean Biggs identified the suspect as Valerius Walters, 39, who was arrested after Special Response Team officers tracked him to an apartment near North Marks and West McKinley avenues Monday afternoon.
The shooting took place in the 4800 block of North Polk Avenue, where the 46-year-old man was wounded and the fragments also hit the girl. The man continues to recover after surgery and the girl did not require medical treatment.
Walters was arrested after officers spotted his SUV drive away from his apartment and stopped the vehicle at North Marks and Parkway Drive. He was booked on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm.