Sheriff: Suspect in Warsaw drive-by double shooting in custody


RICHMOND COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities have arrested the suspect wanted in connection with a drive-by double shooting that occurred over the weekend in Richmond County.

Hours after offering a reward for information leading to an arrest, Richmond County Sheriff Steve Smith announced Tuesday afternoon that Tyrone ‘Bundy’ Holmes was in custody.

Holmes is being held at Northern Neck Regional Jail on five felony counts: Aggravated Malicious Wounding, Use of a Firearm While in the Commission of a Felony, Shooting from a Vehicle, and Shooting at an Occupied Vehicle.

Holmes is accused of shooting two people in the area of Historyland Highway and Islington Road in Warsaw.

Deputies were called Saturday morning for a large crowd that had gathered at the 7-Eleven on Richmond Road. Once on scene they determined the crowd had come from a party in a nearby county.

Deputies said they found two people suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and a vehicle that appeared to have crashed.

The victims were airlifted to a regional trauma center. Sheriff Smith said Tuesday that both victims were in stable condition.

“We are also always humbled and proud of the community banding together in this investigation,” Richmond County Sheriff Steve Smith said. “Hundreds of tips came in beginning as soon as the incident occurred, greatly assisting us in the investigation.  It clearly shows that our community will not tolerate these types of crimes within Richmond County, and that together we will rally behind the victims and their families.  The thoughts and prayers of our agency and the community go out to the victims and their families as they face the difficulties ahead of them.”

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