Man wanted for deadly Yorktown shooting turns himself in

Posted at 11:30 PM, Mar 16, 2017

YORK Co., Va. - Authorities were looking for a 32-year-old man involved in the fatal shooting of another man on Thursday night in Yorktown.

32-year-old Ryan Atwan Lyon turned himself in to authorities on Friday.

Ryan Lyon

Deputies said the incident happened in the 100 block of Walnut Drive around 7 p.m. on Thursday.

Police say 40-year-old Carlos Lamont Lassiter and a man he knew got into an altercation when Lassister was shot in the chest.

He later died at the hospital.

Ryan Lyon had warrants for second degree murder, aggravated malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and reckless handling of a firearm.

On June 7 Lyon had a preliminary hearing and there was enough evidence to certify the case to curcut court before a jury.

Deputies also arrested and charged 29-year-old Laphonso Cordero Lyon with accessory after the fact to aggravated malicious wounding and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.