Family gathering ends in shooting, 2 injured

Family gathering ends in shooting, 2 injured

Family gathering ends in shooting, 2 injured

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Posted on April 14, 2013 at 1:47 PM

Updated Sunday, Apr 14 at 1:50 PM

NORFOLK -- Police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting that left two men injured on Saturday night.

Darryl Speller was charged with malicious wounding, shooting into an occupied vehicle, use of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

On Saturday night officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 1300 block of Johnstons Road. When they arrived an adult male was discovered suffering from a gun shot wound.

While officers were still on the scene they learned that a second victim was taken to Sentara Leigh Hospital in a private vehicle.

According to a press release both victims suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives have determined that both victims were involved in a verbal altercation with Darryl Speller who is also a family relative.

Both victims and the suspect were at a family gathering when at some point during an argument, Speller,  pulled out a gun and started shooting.

Speller left the scene in a mini-van, but was later located and taken into custody.

No word yet on a motive for the shooting.

 

 

 

 

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