UPDATE: Three men arrested in connection to fatal shooting in Virginia Beach
UPDATE: Three people have been indicted in connection to a fatal shooting in Virginia Beach. On October 11, 2013, Jamel Alexander Knight was shot to death.
Anthony Mark Hill was indicted for first-degree murder, use of a firearm, and conspiracy. Tramon Laquan Lane was also indicted for first-degree murder, first-degree murder attempt, use of a firearm and conspiracy.
Hakeem Kwame Smith has been indicted on charges of first-degree murder, use of a firearm, and conspiracy.
The trial dates have not been scheduled yet.
Virginia Beach, Va. – Police say on October 11, 24-year-old Jamel Alexander Knight of Virginia Beach was shot and killed. They have now identified three men who have been charged in connection to the homicide.
They say this happened in the 2400 block of Coach Drive.
Calls came in about the shooting at 11:08 p.m. police say.
When officers arrived on the scene, they say they saw Alexander who was suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say Alexander was attending an event at a home in the area. While outside, two men approached him, pulled out a gun and shot him.
Three suspects have now been arrested in connection to the case. They’ve been identified as Tramon LaQuan Lane, 20, Hakeem Kwame Smith, 18, and Anthony Mark Devonta Hill,19.
Lane and Smith have been charged with murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to commit a felony and use of a firearm. Hill was charged with murder.
They are all being held in the Virginia Beach Correctional Facility without bond. Officials say more charges are possible.
This case remains under investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or by submitting a tip by texting “VBTIP” and the information to CRIMES (274637). Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward if their information leads to an arrest.