Man killed in double shooting at Toano apartment

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A man was killed Monday evening in a double shooting in James City County.

Adren Raheem Garnett, 20, died after suffering a gunshot wound to the chest following a dispute at the Burnt Ordinary Apartments in Toano.

Police were called to the apartment just before 9:30 p.m. for a shots fired report, and found Garnett and another man had been shot.

The second victim, an 18-year-old James City County resident, was transported by helicopter to Riverside Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the leg. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Garnett was transported to Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center before being pronounced dead.

Police say both were involved in a dispute with several individuals, which escalated to gunfire. It is believed more than one individual fired a weapon. Numerous shell casings were recovered at the scene.

Two vehicles and the back of a building were also struck by bullets. Neither victim was a resident of the apartment complex where the incident took place.

The investigation is ongoing. Police ask if you have any information about this crime, please contact them at 757-566-0112 or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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Correction: Police previously identified the victim as 20-year-old Adren Raheem Brown. They later issued a correction that the man killed was Adren Raheem Garnett.