DENVER (CBS4)– A woman was formally charged after she allegedly tried to kidnap her daughter earlier this month.

Adolfina Waters is charged with solicitation to commit kidnapping and two counts of child abuse. Prosecutors claim Waters, 24, worked with an accomplice, Jose Rodriguez.

Rodriguez, 24, is charged with second degree kidnapping, solicitation to commit kidnapping and child abuse.

Prosecutors claim that Waters and Rodriguez agreed to a plan to help Waters unlawfully take her 5-year-old daughter from the child’s father on March 9. They tried to carry out that plan.

The charges allege that during the incident, the child’s father tried to disarm Rodriguez but the gun went off and a bullet struck Waters in the chest. Waters was rushed to a nearby hospital and is in custody.

Waters’ bond is set at $50,000. Rodriguez remains in custody on a $150,000 bond. Both are expected to appear in court April 18 for a preliminary hearing.


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