Police: Suspect arrested after entering home through window, fatally shooting 29-year-old man in James City County


JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A 30-year-old man accused of shooting and killing another man early Saturday morning in James City County has been arrested.

According to police, the call for the incident came in around 7:30 a.m. Saturday in the 1800 block of Ferrell Drive. When officers got to the scene, they found a man, later identified as 29-year-old Devanta Roosevelt Bailey, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Bailey was pronounced dead at the scene.

Initial investigations revealed that a man, identified as 30-year-old Newport News resident Travis Lamar Bradsher, entered the residence through the window and fire multiple shots that fatally struck Bailey.

30-year-old Travis Lamar Bradsher (Courtesy – James City County Police)

According to reports, Bradsher fled the scene in a gold Mercedes. He was later arrested.

Police say Bradsher was arrested in Winston Salem, NC and charged with felony murder, breaking and entering, and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

Those with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3 Tips app on their Apple or Android device or at www.p3Tips.com.

10 On Your Side is still learning more details regarding the incident.

This is breaking news and will be updated.

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