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Charged with shooting and Extorting a Bribe. --A man named George Brown, formerly holding a lieutenant's commission in the Confederate service, in company with another person named Williams, visited the house of a Mr. Gunzelo, in Henrico county, about six miles from the city, on Tuesday night last, in the garb of Confederateand started to run, when he was fired upon by Williams and brought to a halt, the ball inflicting a slight wound on one of his legs. Williams and his accomplice, (Brown,) it is stated, then informed the wounded man that they had no wish to take him to Richmond, and if he would give them a certain sum of money they would let him oforning, however, knowing himself innocent of the charge alleged against him, Gonzelo made inquiry about the matter, and ascertained that they were impostors. When Brown called for the balance of the money, he was therefore arrested and committed to the county jail to await an examination this morning, with instructions that he be