2 men arrested in connection to Virginia Beach shooting that killed 19-year-old, injured 18-year-old
Two men were arrested in connection with a July shooting in Virginia Beach that killed a 19-year-old and injured an 18-year-old.
The Virginia Beach Police Department responded to a shooting at the 5600 block of Lone Holly Lane just before 12:30 a.m. on July 20. Baker Woods Apartments, off Newtown Road, are at that address.
Officers found two men with gunshot wounds. The 19-year-old, Jakhari Hall of Virginia Beach, was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.
The 18-year-old victim, who was not identified, sustained a gunshot wound that was not life-threatening. He was in stable condition following his injuries, according to a release from Virginia Beach police.
Joshua James, 18, of Virginia Beach, was arrested Thursday and charged with second-degree murder, malicious wounding, and use of a firearm in commission of a felony. Johnathan Cook-Lawrence, 20, of North Carolina, was arrested Aug. 4. He was charged with accessory to murder after the fact and was extradited to Virginia Beach.
The case remains under investigation.
Anyone with information about the shooting can call the anonymous crime line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
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