2 arrested after Thursday morning shootout in Waynesboro
UPDATE (Jan. 17):
Two people have been charged in connection to a shooting in Waynesboro on Thursday morning that police say involved the firing of more than 20 rounds in a neighborhood.
According to the Waynesboro Police Department, after 30-year-old Antwan Demarcus Tinsley was released from UVA Medical Center, where he had been taken for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, he was arrested.
Also arrested was 18-year-old Zerrion Demante Warfield, who police say turned himself in at the Waynesboro department on Thursday night.
Police say a domestic disturbance between the two men in the 200 block of Tiffany Drive escalated to a shooting around 10:45 a.m. on Thursday. More than 20 rounds were exchanged by the two suspects, resulting in damage to several nearby vehicles hit by the gunfire, according to investigators.
Tinsley was charged with felony Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon and misdemeanor Reckless Handling of a Firearm.
Warfield was charged with felony Malicious Wounding and misdemeanor Reckless Handling of a Firearm.
Both men are being held at the Middle River Regional Jail without bond.
Investigation remains ongoing and more charges may be filed as police learn more.
During the course of police investigation Thursday morning, Westwood Hills Elementary School was placed on a limited lockdown.
Police are searching for suspects after a shooting in Waynesboro Thursday morning.
According to the Waynesboro Police Department, officers were called to the 200 block of Tiffany Drive for a report of shots fired around 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16.
That's not far from Rosser Avenue, across from one of the entrances to the Lucy Lane Walmart shopping area.
Police say when officers got to the scene, they found that several vehicles had been shot and suspects had fled the area.
One person was found with non-life threatening injuries and was taken to UVA Medical Center for treatment.
During the course of investigation, Westwood Hills Elementary School was placed on a limited lockdown due to the school's proximity to the scene. Westwood Hills is farther north along Rosser Ave. (Rt. 340).
Investigation is underway. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Waynesboro Police Department at 540-942-6675.