Suspects arrested and charged after Portsmouth man is killed in front of young daughter

Posted at 4:11 PM, Aug 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-11 23:01:15-04

UPDATE: Portsmouth police have arrested Lane and Burden.

Portsmouth, Va. - Police have now identified two suspects  in the shooting death of Antonio Scott.  They've charged 19-year-old Christian Burden with first-degree murder, armed burglary, robbery, abduction, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

They've also charged Alfred Lane with first degree murder an a host of other charges including robbery and abduction.

Kamisha E. Johnson has not been charged. They are still trying to locate her in connection with this case.


(L-R) Kamisha Johnson, Christian Burden and Alfred Lane

The shooting happened shortly before 3:00 p.m. that day inside of a home in the 400 block of Florida Avenue.

When police arrived, they found 31-year-old Antonio C. Scott shot to death right inside of his home. Family members tell NewsChannel 3 Scott was gunned down right in front of his youngest daughter.

"Everyone is just devastated because no one ever thought it would happen to him because he isn't a problem person he doesn't do nothing," says Shantzia Scott, a cousin.

Antonio C. Scott

Antonio C. Scott

His sister also spoke with NewsChannel 3.

"He was a great guy, greatest brother ever," says Lakeshia Scott.

If you know anything about this crime or the locations of the two persons of interest, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.