NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News police took a homicide suspect into custody Tuesday night after a barricade situation at a motel along Jefferson Avenue Tuesday.
Dispatchers confirmed authorities were attempting to locate a fugitive at 12880 Jefferson Avenue in Newport News.
Newport News police said they were dispatched to the hotel around 3:30 p.m. for a report of a barricaded subject who they believed was armed.
Further investigation revealed the person had multiple outstanding warrants from James City County, including homicide.
As of 6:30 p.m., tactical teams were still on the scene. At 6:43 p.m., police tweeted that the subject had been taken into custody.
Police say that Naieveo Alidro Hairston, 42-years-old of Newport News, was arrested. He was wanted in connection to a double shooting that left one dead on Sunday night in Williamsburg.
That incident left 22-year-old Diamant’e Malik Brown dead and sent another 22-year-old to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Hairston is charged with the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony (2 counts), malicious wounding, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, murder and robbery.
Officers from both Newport News and Virginia State Police were on scene, as well as the Newport News tactical operations van.
The investigation is ongoing.