Suspect in custody after fatal double shooting in Yorktown; 4-year-old boy injured

York County

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.

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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.

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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.

If you have any information that may be helpful to this case please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or our Tip Line at (757) 890-4999 and refer to case #2102429.

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