Top 3 Headlines June 24

By: Kitty Capelle
By: Kitty Capelle

These are the most viewed headlines on WHSV.com for June 24. Stories with available video will have a link in the headline.

2 Motorcycle Riders Killed in Va. Hit-and-Run

Reporter: Virginia AP

(For the updated version of this story, go here: Suspect in Va. Hit-and-Run that Killed 2 Arrested)

LOUISA, Va. Police are searching for a suspect in a hit-and-run wreck that killed two motorcycle riders in Louisa County.

Virginia State Police say the van hit the motorcycle's rear and the victims were ejected. The van then struck the victims and fled the scene.

State police spokesman Sgt. Thomas Molnar says the driver of the van, 30-year-old Kenneth G. Wadford of Cumberland, fled on foot into a heavily wooded area after the vehicle broke down.

The wreck occurred shortly before 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Zachary Taylor Highway and Days Bridge Road.

Wadford is charged with two felony counts of hit and run.

Molnar identified the victims as 50-year-old Oneal F. Newman and 53-year-old Joyce A. Herriot, both of Spotsylvania. Newman was operating the motorcycle.

1 Killed, 4 Wounded in Virginia Beach Shooting

Reporter: Virginia AP

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. Virginia Beach police are investigating a shooting that killed one person and left three others wounded.

Police spokeswoman Tonya Borman says the shooting was reported around 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

One person was dead at the scene. Another was transported to a local hospital, and three victims drove themselves to the hospital.

Borman didn't have information on the wounded victims' injuries or their conditions. 

She says the motive and suspect or suspects aren't known.

Update to Harrisonburg Apartment Complex Shooting

Reporter: WHSV News Staff

HARRISONBURG, VA Harrisonburg police arrest three men in connection with the shooting.

Nicholas Dixon is charges with aggravated malicious wounding, the use of a firearm in commission of aggravated malicious wounding, and maliciously shooting at an occupied motor vehicle. Marquis Weney and Shaquille Wheeler are each charged with one count of accessory after the fact.

Harrisonburg police tell us a woman is incritical but stable condition at UVA following a shooting at an apartment complex in Harrisonburg. Police say the witnesses told them a gun was fired at a vehicle when it left 600 block of John Tyler Circle, which is in the Overlook at Stone Spring apartment complex. A women took herself to Rockingham Memorial Hospital but was flown to UVA. Police do not have information on a suspect at this time.

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