Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Police said the 2 men knew each other. Now one of them is dead

(Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office)
(Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office)

VIRGINIA BEACH — Police have arrested a 49-year-old local man in connection with the shooting death of another man Sunday.

Roger Carnell Yancy is charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, police said in a news release Monday.

He is being held in Virginia Beach Jail without bond.

Police have not released the identity of the victim, pending notification of his next of kin.

At 8:23 p.m. Sunday officers responded to the 600 block of Old Post Road “for a report that gunshots were heard in the area.”

There, officers found a man with a gunshot wound. He died shortly after being taken to the hospital.

Police the man and Yancy “are known to each other.”

Authorities did not release additional details about the incident.

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