Natatia Bledsoe is the public information officer for the Fredericksburg Police Department.
Cortez Broadus, 27, of Fredericksburg was arrested at his girlfriend’s home on White Street this afternoon. Broadus is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, reckless discharge of a weapon, and unlawful discharge of a weapon in the City limits. Broadus was involved in the exchange of gunfire in the 900 block of White Street on January 3 and was injured during the incident.
James Michael Smith, 43, of Fredericksburg was arrested for malicious wounding this morning when he arrived at the Fredericksburg General District Court for an unrelated matter . Smith was the assailant who rendered a man unconscious at the Otter House on January 1.