York-Poquoson deputies searching for suspects who fired shots into occupied home

Posted at 6:24 PM, Aug 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-05 22:37:16-04

YORK CO., Va. – Deputies with the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting that happened in the 100 block of Little Bay Avenue Tuesday night.

Esteban Benjamin Fortin

Authorities were dispatched to a home in the area for a reported breaking and entering in process around 8:30 p.m. They were also told that shots were being fired into the home.

Before deputies arrived, the suspects ran away from the home, got into a black sedan and fired more shots at the victim’s vehicle before fleeing the area.

Deputies searched the area and were unable to find the suspects. The victim recognized the suspects but refused to identify them.

Officials have identified one of the suspects as 21-year-old Esteban Benjamin Fortin of Newport News. He is wanted for Attempted Murder, Breaking and Entering, Discharge Firearm, Use of a Firearm and Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon.

Anyone who has information that can help the investigation is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or the Tip Line at (757) 890-4999.

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