Teen charged in Newport News double shooting

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by Velma Scaife, 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on October 2, 2013 at 6:00 PM

Updated Friday, Oct 4 at 9:38 AM

10/4 UPDATE: Police say an argument led to the shooting at Kate's Trace Apartments on Wednesday. The two victims are still hospitalized in stable condition.

 

UPDATE: 18-year-old Dashawn Barnwell is now charged with two counts each of malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

NEWPORT NEWS -- Police were investigating a double shooting in the Kate's Trace Apartment complex in Newport News Wednesday evening.

According to police, two men were shot in the parking lot around 4 p.m.

The victims, who are 23 and 28 years old, were taken to the hospital and were in critical condition Wednesday night

Police interviewed a 17-year-old and 18-year-old, both from Newport News, about the incident. 

Police said neither of the victims live at the apartment complex.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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