One arrested, one still wanted in York County shooting

Christopher Vaughn Benton

Christopher Vaughn Benton

York County, Va. – One man was arrested Wednesday and another is still wanted in a December 28th shooting in York County.

19-year-old Shyheim M. Carpenter was arrested by the York-Poquoson Sheriffs Office for his involvement in the shooting in the 200 block of Thoreau Circle.

Carpenter was charged with Attempted Murder, Shooting into an occupied dwelling, Use of a firearm while attempting to commit murder, and Burglary.

Investigators are still searching for Christopher V. Benton, who has active warrants on file for the same charges for his alleged involvement in the same incident.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the Crime Line at  1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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