Man charged in 2018 Denbigh High School parking lot shooting

Posted at 11:29 AM, Jul 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-12 11:29:19-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A 19-year-old has been arrested by Newport News Police for firing gunshots at a car in the Denbigh High School parking lot in 2018.

Jacaree Malik Cogdell

Police say they have arrested Jacaree Malik Cogdell, who was 18-years-old at the time of the shooting.

The shooting happened on July 25 in 2018 around 5 p.m., but police did not arrive at the school until around 8 p.m.

At the school, police allegedly found shell casings in the school parking lot.

Upon further investigation, police say that teens at the school were being picked up in a car when Cogdell fired shots at the vehicle.

Cogdell was incarcerated in New Jersey at the time on unrelated charges. He was extradited to Newport News on July 11, 2019.

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