UPDATE: Man charged with early-morning murder captured in Newport News

Posted at 11:15 AM, Jun 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-11 18:45:39-04

UPDATE: The U.S. Marshals have captured Raynard Brown, who was wanted by Portsmouth Police for the murder of Jamal Spratley on June 6th. 

Officials say they found Brown hiding in a Newport News home in the 900 block of 17th Street. He was taken into custody without incident. 

Police are now looking for a person of interest in this case. They are searching for Datavius Harris, who also goes by the name "Junior". 

He is known to frequent the city of Portsmouth. He may have vital information about this case. 

Datavius Harris

Datavius Harris

If you know anything about this, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. 

Portsmouth, Va. - Portsmouth Police are searching for the man they say shot and killed another man early Saturday morning.

Just after 3 a.m. police received a 911 call for medical assistance in the 2700 block of Chicago Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found 29-year-old Jamal Spratley of Portsmouth suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso.

Medics arrived on scene and pronounced Spratley dead.

Detectives have charged 33-year-old Raynard Reginald Brown, Jr. of Portsmouth, with 1st Degree Murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

While he's been charged, detectives are still searching for Brown.

He's described as a black man, approximately 6' tall, weighing between 160 and 170 pounds with brown eyes, black hair and multiple tattoos across his chest and arms.

Police think he may be driving a 2007 4-door Infiniti with Virginia license plates VEH-6552.

Brown should be considered armed and dangerous according to police.

Portsmouth Detectives are asking anyone with information on Brown's whereabouts to anonymously call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or to dial 911.