JCC Police Seek Information on Shooting at Lafayette Square Apartments

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JCC_Police_carJames City County Police are seeking the public’s help to determine who was involved in a shooting this afternoon at the Lafayette Square Apartments.

At about 12:45 p.m. police responded to a report of a shooting in the 100 block of Dehaven Court. The shooting victim, a 20-year-old man, was transported to Riverside Regional Hospital in Newport News with injuries that are not life-threatening.

As of 3 p.m., Deputy Police Chief Steve Rubino said police are still trying to determine who was involved and cannot reveal any information about a potential suspect or suspects. Police will release more information as it becomes available.

A handgun was recovered at the scene, but police do not believe it was used in the shooting. Rubino said police could not disclose how they made this determination at this time.

Individuals who have information regarding who may have been involved in the incident should call James City County Police at 757-253-1800 or send an email to tips@jamescitycountyva.gov.

To submit an anonymous tip, individuals can contact the Crime Line at 888-LOCK-U-Up. Callers to the Crime Line may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 if the information leads to an arrest, according to a county news release.