Police: Accused suspect entered home through window and fatally shot 29-year-old man in James City County


JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — James City County Police say they are now seeking a 30-year-old man who shot and killed another man early Saturday morning.

According to police, the call for the incident came in around 7:30 a.m. Saturday in the 1800 block of Ferrell Drive. When officers got to the scene, they found a man, later identified as 29-year-old Devanta Roosevelt Bailey suffering from a gunshot wound.

Bailey was pronounced dead at the scene.

Initial investigations revealed that a man, identified as 30-year-old Newport News resident Travis Lamar Bradsher, entered the residence through the window and fire multiple shots which fatally struck Bailey.

According to reports, Bradsher fled the scene in a “gold Mercedes.”

Police say Bradsher currently has warrants for felony murder, breaking and entering, and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

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