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2 arrested in connection to Sussex nightclub shooting

Posted at 10:56 AM, Aug 06, 2015

JARRATT, Va. — Two men were arrested and charged in connection to a weekend shooting outside Club Empire in Sussex County. Jonquill Moye 21, and Jermaine Taylor, 23, both of Jarratt, were charged with intentionally shooting a firearm so as to create the risk of injury or death, according to a Sussex County Sheriff’s spokesman.

Jonquill Moye 21, and Jermaine Taylor, 23 (PHOTO: Sussex Sheriff's Office)

Jonquill Moye 21, and Jermaine Taylor, 23 (PHOTO: Sussex Sheriff’s Office)

Investigators said they recovered two weapons during the course of the investigation.

Two people were shot August 2 outside the club located at 24197 South Halifax Road.

Investigators said there were several fights inside the club and the situation escalated outside, where more than one gun was fired. Two victims were shot multiple times and were taken by medical helicopter to a local hospital. One victim has life threatening injuries and the other has non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators continue to search for the man actually accused of firing the shots that injured the victims. They continue to seek the suspect seen in the photos below holding a handgun.

This is a developing story.

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