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Second suspect arrested in Newport News shooting

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Posted at 12:15 PM, Nov 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-23 06:37:45-05

Newport News, Va. – Newport News Police have arrested Eric Nixon, the second suspect they were looking for in connection to a shooting earlier this month, according to online registry.

In a release sent by Lou Thurston with Newport News police earlier this month, warrants were made for Nixon, 20, for one count each of malicious wounding, attempt to commit a felony and discharging a fire in a public place and two counts each of a firearm in commission of a felony, shooting into a vehicle and five counts of conspiracy to commit a felony.

Hampton Police arrested the first suspect, 18-year-old Ryan Ray Taybron. He is currently being held at the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail on the same charges as Nixon.

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