Chesapeake man wanted in connection with homicide arrested in Norfolk

Posted at 1:58 PM, Nov 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 16:33:54-05

NORFOLK, Va. – A Chesapeake man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting on Nicholson Street is now in custody.

On November 14, around 12:50 a.m., police responded to reports of a gunshot victim in the 400 block of Nicholson Street.

When police arrived, they found 29-year-old Jonathan L. Bassette of Norfolk, who had been shot multiple times. Bassette was taken to the hospital, where he later died as a result of his injuries.

As a result of the investigation, 28-year-old Malcolm J. Jorden, has been charged with second degree murder and use of a firearm.

On December 8, police said Jorden was arrested in Norfolk. They thanked the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force for their assistance with the arrest.

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