Tuesday, January 18, 2022

BREAKING: One Dead after Fatal Shooting in James City County

UPDATE (Aug. 11, 2021, 10:10 a.m.): An arrest has been made in this case. This is a developing story and WYDaily will continue to keep you up-to-date as more information becomes available. Please click here to read more on the arrest.

JAMES CITY COUNTY — A man has died following a shooting that took place at the intersection of Carriage Road and Alesa Drive in James City County.

According to James City County Police (JCCPD) Spokesperson, Stephanie Williams, units responded around 9:15 p.m. yesterday (Aug. 8) to a report that a person had been shot.

A man, later identified as Diamont’e Malik Brown, 22 years old of York County, was found unresponsive, lying in the street in the 200 block of Alesa Drive.

He was transported by medics to Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

Another 22-year-old James City County man, who has not been identified, sustained non-life-threatening injuries after being shot in the leg. He had been been driven to Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center by a friend prior to officers’ arrival.

Investigators have identified a person of interest and the investigation remains active.

Anyone with information about this incident or knows who may have been involved is asked to contact Investigator Josh Ernst at 757-259-5148 or josh.ernst@jamescitycountyva.gov or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Tips may be submitted online at p3tips.com. Callers to the Crime Line and P3 Tips users may remain anonymous, do not have to testify in court and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 if the information provided leads to an arrest.

WYDaily will continue to keep you up-to-date as more information becomes available. 

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