Months After A Deadly Shooting At A Virginia Gas Station, Police Say They Have Arrested A Suspect

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Source: MEGA; Norfolk police

Oct. 30 2022, Published 3:05 p.m. ET

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Months after a deadly shooting at a Virginia gas station, police say they arrested a suspect.

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Last week, police in Norfolk, Virginia, announced the arrest of Kenneth L. Yates, 43.

Around 11:50 p.m. on July 9, police responded to a gas station on Ocean View Avenue for a person shot. When officers arrived, they found Todd Wilson, 31, suffering from life-threatening injuries.

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He was later pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Investigators identified Yates as the suspect, and he was arrested last week. He was charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm.

Police have not released a motive in the case, but family members of the victim told WAVY that the shooting happened during a carjacking.


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