WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a 33-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a shot was fired during an incident at a hotel.
Officers were called to a hotel on Capitol Landing Road around 2:15 p.m. Sunday for a report of shots fired. Police say Brian Keith Lyons was identified as the suspect.
Police say a person at the hotel claims Lyons shot at him after he had confronted Lyons about firing a gun. The shot hit a car that was between the two men.
Lyons was reportedly staying at the hotel at the time. Officers saw items in his room believed to be narcotics in a sweep of his room.
Those items were seized later during a search.
Police say it was determined that Lyons was either under the influence of narcotics or experiencing a mental health crisis. He was taken to a hospital for a medical and mental evaluation.
Lyons was then taken to Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail and is facing several charges for the incident:
- Attempted murder
- Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony
- Brandishing a firearm
- Possession of cocaine
- Possession of marijuana
- Possession of firearms while in possession of certain substances
- Reckless endangerment.
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