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Man accused of shooting four people inside Accomack Co. home

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Posted at 4:31 PM, Nov 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-25 05:01:57-05

Accomack County, Va. – A 23-year-old man is behind bars after officials in Accomack County say he fired at a home and shot four people inside.

This happened on Parksley Road on November 23rd. Authorities were notified about the incident at 1:55 a.m.

The four victims were all taken to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital for treatment. They are considered stable at the moment.

Deputies say this happened during an argument at a party. They arrested and charged 23-year-old Jaquan Cortez Portier of Hopeton who was taken into custody in Pungoteague.

He has been charged with discharging  a firearm in an occupied building, aggravated malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

He is now in the Accomack County Jail with no bond.

If you have any information about this crime, please call the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666.