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Update: Arrest made after man shot and killed in York County

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Posted at 8:00 AM, Jun 24, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-25 00:10:09-04

Update: Police have now arrested and charged 28-year-old William E. Burks in connection to the murder of Devon Coates. 

Police charged him with 2nd degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and wearing body armor while committing a crime. 

He is now being held in the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail without bond. 

York-Poquoson Sheriff's officials are now investigating a homicide, officials tell NewsChannel 3.

York-Poquoson Sheriff's officials responded to a report of a shooting in the 200 block of Barham Boulevard overnight.

It happened at 12:28 a.m. on Monday, June 24, 2013. Crews arrived on scene and found a white male, who had been shot at the residence.

The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

The victim was later identified as 24-year-old Devon Coates. Officials say he lived at the residence.

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

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.