HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A man once accused of shooting and killing another man in Newport News had his charges set aside Thursday.
Cortez Bumphus was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of 28-year-old Kevin Anthony Jackson last September.
Police said Jackson was driving a pickup truck on Chestnut Avenue when he was shot and then crashed into a tree and died at the hospital.
In court Thursday, Bumphus all of the charges against him nolle prossed, or withdrawn. The charges can still be brought back at a later date.
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