WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) — UPDATE-- (5:05)
Waynesboro Police responded to the 700 block of Ridgewood Rd. Saturday morning around 9:45.
Cesar Ruiz, 21, of Waynesboro faces charges after accidentally shooting sister with a rifle. | Credit: WHSV
When they arrived to the home, they found 19-year-old Yesenia Katelyn Ruiz dead after being accidentally shot once with a rifle by her brother, Cesar Felipe Ruiz.
The 21-year-old has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, unlawfully discharging a firearm in an occupied building and reckless handling of a fire arm.
Ruiz is being held pending a bond hearing in Waynesboro General District Court.
Waynesboro Police responded to a home off of Ridgewood Rd. on Saturday.
Police say a 19-year-old female died from a gun shot wound, and they are speaking with the suspect.
Police are still investigating, but they said the public should not be concerned.