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2 people arrested in connection with fatal Suffolk double shooting; Final suspect turns himself in

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Posted at 5:42 PM, Dec 02, 2021

SUFFOLK, Va. - Two people have been arrested in connection with a shooting in the 1100 block of Cogic Square on November 28 that left one person dead and another seriously injured.

Kareem Jamal Hunter, 24, of Suffolk was arrested Thursday on charges including First-Degree Murder, Shooting from Vehicle, Shooting Across Road, Discharge Firearm 1000 ft. of School, Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon, Shooting with Intent to Maim and Use of Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.

He is currently in custody at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail.

Later Thursday, police say they've made a second arrest in this shooting.

Dennis Whitehead, 21, of Suffolk turned himself in to police. He has been charged with First-Degree Murder, Shooting at an Occupied Vehicle, Discharge Firearm 1000 ft. of School, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Shooting with Intent to Maim and Use of Firearm Committing Felony.

Whitehead is also custody at Western Tidewater Regional Jail.

One other person is still wanted in connection with this incident.

Police were looking for Latrawn Armstrong, 21, also of Suffolk, who is wanted on charges including First-Degree Murder, Shooting at an Occupied Vehicle, Discharge Firearm 1000 ft. of School, Shooting with Intent to Maim and Use of Firearm Committing Felony.

Armstrong turned himself in to police and was arrested Monday, December 6.

The shooting happened at 3 p.m. on November 28.

When police arrived on scene, they found one person, 21-year-old Jason Javon Lewis, who died from his injuries. Hunter was found with life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital, where he stayed until he was arrested.

The investigation remains ongoing.

If you know where Armstrong may be, you are asked to contact Suffolk Police or Suffolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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