Hampton police search for dangerous homicide suspect

Photos courtesy the Hampton Police Division

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton police have arrested one suspect and identified another in the investigation of a shooting that ended in a homicide.

Around 2:25 a.m., emergency dispatchers received multiple 911 calls about shots fired in the 200 block of North Back River Road, according to a Hampton Police Division press release.

While officers were on the way to the scene, the complaint was upgraded to a shooting, and upon arrival, they found a 25-year-old Hampton man with gunshot wounds in the 500 block of West Queen Street. He was transported to a local hospital, where he remains in critical condition, according to police.

As officers continued to canvass the area around the scene, they learned of another person lying on a sidewalk in the 200 block of North Back River Road. Tyquan D. Woods, a 21-year-old Hampton man, was found deceased and with gunshot wounds.

Investigators have identified Larry Devon Scott, 25, of Hampton and Calvin Jamar Schofield, 22, as suspects.

The investigation revealed the suspects and victims knew each other and got into a verbal altercation in the 200 block of North Back River Road. The altercation became physical and firearms were displayed before the victims were shot, police say.

After being shot, police say the 25-year-old victim got into a 2007 Chevrolet Impala and drove north on North Back River Road, where he struck a curb in the area of Lincoln Street and Union Street. Then he got out and sought help along West Queen Street.

Schofield was arrested for homicide and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony on July 17. He remains in the Hampton City Jail.

Scott is wanted by police for the same charges and considered armed and dangerous. Anyone who might know about his whereabouts is asked to call police immediately at (757) 727-6111.

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