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U.S. Marshals arrest two men wanted for drive-by shooting in Chesapeake

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Posted at 4:54 PM, Jan 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-15 18:39:37-05

Chesapeake, Va. – United States Marshals have arrested two men who were wanted in connection to a drive-by shooting that injured three people last November in Chesapeake.

Taquam Worsley: Three counts of malicious wounding and three counts of possession of a firearm in commission of a felony

Taquam Worsley

On November 23rd, three males – two adults and one juvenile, were standing outside in the 1400 block of Martin Avenue when a vehicle allegedly drove by and began firing at them. All three were shot in the lower legs. They were taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for treatment of the non-life threatening injuries.

An investigation by the Chesapeake Police Department identified Taquan Worsley and Jamar Gay as the suspects in the shooting. Warrants were

Jamar Gay: Three counts of malicious wounding and three counts of possession of a firearm in commission of a felony

Jamar Gay

obtained charging both men with three counts of malicious wounding and three counts of possession of a firearm in commission of a felony. The case was adopted by the U.S. Marshals in December.

On January 15th, the U.S. Marshals were able to narrow down Worsley and Gay’s whereabouts. The men were spotted walking together near the intersection of Ashaway Road and Spring Garden Lane in Virginia Beach.

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Detectives from the Virginia Beach Fugitive Unit quickly swooped in on the two fugitives and apprehended both men without incident. Worsley and Gay are being held at Chesapeake City Jail.