CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Police have made an arrest in the deadly shooting and home invasion Tuesday night on Arlington Avenue
Officers responded to the 500 block of Wingfield Ave. at 6:40 p.m. When they arrived, they found a man who had been shot. Police have identified the victim as 39 year old Shawn Basnight, who lived at the home on Arlington with his wife.
Police said Wednesday a preliminary investigation found three people forced their way inside. Police have arrested 19 year old Micah Ramirez of Newport News on charges of robbery, burglary, abduction and using a gun in the commission of a felony. They say two other unidentified suspects remain at large.
Several items were taken during the break-in.
The man followed the three out the house and to a vehicle, in an attempt to retrieve some of the items. Police said one these suspects took out a handgun and shot him multiple times.
He was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police said Wednesday that the man had died.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.