Suspects in officer-involved shooting appear in court

October 18, 2017 (Photo courtesy: Rico Bush / WAVY)

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Two suspects from the Oct. 19 officer-involved shooting that left one person dead, appeared before a judge Thursday morning.

Darone Owens, left, and Leroy Clyburn III, right. (Credit: Hampton Police Division).

Darone Owens was denied bond. Leroy Clyburn III bond hearing was continued.

Both are scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Jan. 4, 2018.

Police say Owens and Clyburn were inside a stolen vehicle when an exchange of fire happened between officers and another person inside the vehicle.

A third person, DeAndre Bethea, was killed during the incident.

Owens’ public defender argued that he was inside the store when the shooting happened.