Police arrest man wanted for murder, assault on an officer

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HAMPTON, Va. – Police have arrested a man they have been looking for since 2014 on a list of charges including murder.

According to Hampton Police, Larry Devon Scott was taken into custody in Fayetteville, N.C. last week.

Larry Devon Scott (Photo: Hampton Police)

Larry Devon Scott (Photo: Hampton Police)

According to police, Scott was wanted in connection to a homicide that occurred in Hampton on July 12, 2014 as well as an incident in which police say Scott brandished a firearm at an officer on Feb. 18, 2015.

He faces charges of assault on a law enforcement officer, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, identity theft, murder, shooting into an occupied dwelling, malicious wounding and shooting into an occupied vehicle