Arrest made after man was shot in the head and killed in Newport News

Posted at 9:36 PM, Nov 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-15 11:21:46-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police have made an arrest after a man was fatally shot in the head Monday night.

Wantu Ceon Wilbert Jr

Wantu Ceon Wilbert Jr

Officers were called to the 400 block of Tara Court just before 9 p.m.

Upon arrival, they located 24-year-old Kadeem Montrell Bryant suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

Bryant was taken to a hospital where he died from his wound shortly before 10 p.m.

Police arrested 23-year-old Wantu Ceon Wilbert Jr. and charged him with Involuntary Manslaughter and Reckless Handling of a Firearm.

This shooting happened just one and a half hours after a 14-year-old was shot in another area of Newport News.

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