HENRICO, Va. — New details have emerged in the case of a Virginia police officer who’s been charged after shooting a passenger in a car he was checking on.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2cyRP9v ) reports prosecutor Shannon Taylor revealed during a hearing Thursday that Henrico County police officer Joel Greenway shot into the vehicle seven times as driver Robert Davis attempted to flee Dec. 15. Passenger Kimberly McNeil is recuperating from being shot multiple times.

Greenway was indicted in February on charges of malicious wounding, shooting into an occupied vehicle and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He’s set to go on trial next month.

Greenway’s defense attorney Peter Baruch says a violation of police department policies is not synonymous with a violation of law.


Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch, http://www.timesdispatch.com