YORKTOWN, Va. (WAVY) — Authorities say a 33-year-old man is now in custody following a shooting that killed another man and injured a 4-year-old boy in Yorktown Friday evening.
According to the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office, authorities received a call at approximately 6:02 p.m. Friday that two people had been shot in the 2900 block of George Washington Memorial Highway.
Two victims were sent to the hospital following the incident.
One of the victims, later identified as 44-year-old Floyd Lee James, was pronounced dead at the hospital. The second victim, a 4-year-old boy, is currently in stable condition after sustaining non life-threatening injuries, deputies say.
Authorities have arrested 33-year-old Adrian Vonshae Pope in connection with the shooting. Pope is currently in the custody of the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail and facing multiple charges including second-degree murder, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, shooting in a public place, destruction of property, child neglect, and reckless handling of a firearm.
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