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Shooting suspect taken into custody after barricade situation in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Newport News Police have taken a 35-year-old man into custody after a shooting and barricade situation.

Man barricaded inside Newport News residence after shooting

Man barricaded inside Newport News residence after shooting

Newport News Police dispatchers say calls reporting a shooting in the area came in around 7:30 a.m.

Authorities arrived on scene to find a 31-year-old Newport News man shot in the upper groin area. He was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition

Police say the shooting prompted a tactical situation when the shooter barricaded himself inside of a residence on Hanover Way.

Around 10 a.m., the tactical team deployed gas into the residence and the suspect was taken into custody. He has been identified as 35-year-old Darrell Chaney.

Chaney has prior charges of property damage, assault and failure to appear in court in Newport News as well as a charge of failure to appear in Virginia Beach, according to Newport News Police.

The Newport News Fire Department was also on scene of the barricade situation in order to extinguish a small fire in the bedroom of the apartment where Chaney was barricaded.

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