Update: Mom, son wanted in connection to Suffolk shooting now in custody
Update: Suffolk police say they now have two people in custody who were wanted in connection to a shooting that occurred over the weekend.
On Tuesday morning, Gwendolyn Burton-Green was taken into custody and her son, Taquan Burton, turned himself in to police.
Both suspects are now at Western Tidewater Regional Jail with no bond.
Suffolk, Va – Suffolk police are investigating a shooting that happened in the 300 block of Wellons Street around 10:40 p.m. Saturday. They’ve now identified two possible suspects.
Police arrived on scene and found 20-year-old Trovias Mayfield of Suffolk , lying in the street with gunshot wounds.
Mayfield was ground transported to Sentara Obici Hospital, then air-lifted to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital by Nightingale.
Mayfield was rushed into surgery and is now in stable condition.
Police are now looking for Taquan Burton and Gwendolyn Burton-Green who have both been charged with aggravated malicious wounding, shoot, stab, cut or wound, shooting in the commission of a felony and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
Migdalia Daughtry used to live across the street from Burton-Green on Halifax Street. Daughtry never thought her former neighbor would be caught up in something like this.
“It’s shocking to me,” she says. “Like I’m very surprised. It’s unbelievable. I mean I’m
really speechless. I don’t believe that. I don’t believe she has anything to do
with that. She’s not a bad person at all. She’s a mother. She’s always watching
out for everybody’s kids.”
Both are considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
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