“Another quarter of an inch further into his brain and he would have died. It is a miracle that he is still here.”
Authorities say 2-year-old James L. Brown died of blunt force trauma to the head.
No one was injured and no shots were fired during the incident.
Police are unsure if charges will be filed.
Police say the suspects stole eyeglass frames while employees were distracted with other customers.
On Saturday, deputies located the suspect and an unconscious two-year-old male with obvious signs of trauma.
Tydrae Malik Harris was charged with possession of a concealed weapon and attempted robbery.
Namiranian’s ex-boyfriend, 54-year-old Michael Edwards, was indicted on a first degree murder charge last year.
There were no injuries reported.
The victim was transported to VCU Medical Center.
The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.
60-year-old Julius Ripley faces a maximum of 20 years in prison when sentenced on July 28
At this point, police say the investigation indicates that the shooting was not a random incident.
It happened in the 2100 block of N. 29th Street, near Woodville Elementary School.
Police responded to Meadowburm Drive near Panola Road at about 12:15 p.m. for reports of a shooting.
33-year-old Jodi Gayan is being held at Chesterfield County Jail without bond.