Murder suspect arrested for May shooting death of 16-year-old shot in Portsmouth

Jamel Raiquon Jones
Posted at 11:13 AM, Jun 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-01 17:56:36-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - A murder suspect wanted after a 16-year-old was shot and killed on May 31 has been arrested.

Portsmouth detectives said 24-year-old Jamel Raiquon Jones was arrested in Chesapeake on July 1.

He has been charged with two counts of robbery, attempted malicious wounding, three counts of use of a firearm, and first-degree murder.

The incident happened around 2 p.m. in the 1400 block of Crawford Parkway.

Portsmouth officials thanked the Chesapeake Police Department for their help arresting Jones.

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