Update: Second suspect arrested in attempted robbery that killed one suspect

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – Police have arrested the second suspect, 21-year-old Tacarie Javar Veney. Veney faces multiple charges, including; abduction, robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, burglary while armed, discharging a firearm within an occupied building, wearing a mask in public and four counts of use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

He currently remains in custody at the Hampton City Jail.

From January 26, 2016:

Hampton police say an employee shot two suspects as they attempted to rob a store, killing one and wounding the other.

Police got a call to Gift Card ATM store on West Mercury Boulevard near Salem Street at 6:21 p.m. Friday, according to Sergeant Matt Bond.

Officers found Timothy Johnson, 18, suffering from a gunshot wound and pronounced him dead on the scene.

Less than a mile away on Seldendale Drive, police found Veney suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Paramedics took him to the hospital for treatment.

Investigators say Johnson and Veney went into the store to rob it, but a store employee who was legally carrying a gun shot them both.

The store employee was not hurt and is not facing any charges.

No one else was in the business at the time.

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