Third man arrested in connection with Suffolk shooting

Posted at 10:53 AM, May 08, 2019

Davonte Jamera Garvin

SUFFOLK, Va. – A third man was arrested in connection with a shooting that happened Saturday, April 27, according to the Suffolk Police Department.

Windsor man Davontae Jamera Garvin, 26, was arrested in May and charged with aggravated malicious wounding, felonious assault, discharging a firearm in a public place, using or displaying a firearm in commission of a felony and conspiracy to commit a felony.

In December Garvin was indicted on charges including one count of Attempted Capital Murder, one count of Conspiracy to Commit Capital Murder, eight counts of Shoot or Throw Missiles at Occupied Vehicle, one count of Reckless Handling of Firearm Causes Serious Injury, one count Shooting from Vehicle, six counts of Use or Display or Firearm in Commission of Felony, five counts of Attempt to Commit Non-Capital Offense and eleven counts of Participate in Crime for Gang that Includes Juv-School, Etc. (F).

On April 27, police responded to a single-vehicle crash at Portsmouth Boulevard and Suburban Drive Saturday night. The driver of the vehicle was found to be suffering from a gunshot wound as well as crash-related injuries, and was taken to the hospital in life-threatening condition.

Two more gunshot victims were identified two days later, both of whom went to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

Javonte Kaeshan Rountree, 22, and Diondre Ramon Baker, 19, were arrested May 3.

All three men are in custody at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail.

The investigation remains ongoing.