PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Three suspects from a deadly Portsmouth triple shooting were arrested today in Atlanta.
A U.S. Marshals-led task force captured, Andre Keel, Jalon Trotter and Roderick Britt in an Atlanta apartment Wednesday morning.
The three suspects have been charged in the murder of 17 year-old Jayzavia Hill.
A total of five men were arrested last September on charges related to the shooting. SamKing Beale and RayQwuan Short turned themselves in to authorities in mid-February.
The initial charges against Britt, Keel and Trotter were nolle prossed — or withdrawn — in early February, according to the Portsmouth Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.
The three men were then indicted Feb. 12 on several charges including first-degree murder, use of a fire arm in commission of a felony and malicious wounding.
Authorities say an investigation revealed that Britt, Keel, and Trotter had fled together, possibly to Georgia. The U.S. Marshal’s Office in Norfolk was contacted Tuesday with a possible address on the three men.
“This is yet another example that fugitives and criminals that prey upon our communities are never beyond our reach, and we will never quit hunting them” said U.S. Marshal Bobby Mathieson.
They are currently being held at the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta awaiting return to Virginia.