Deputies: Man being led from party kills security guard in parking lot

Posted at 6:05 PM, Nov 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-24 18:05:49-05

YORK COUNTY, Va. – Authorities in York County are searching for the man they say shot and killed a security guard on Thanksgiving morning.

Investigators said 42-year-old Richard Irvin was escorting 26-year-old Coleston Ryan Lewis from a party that was being held in the parking lot of the County Grill and Smokehouse when the shooting happened.

As he was running away, deputies said another security guard fired at the suspect, but officials do not believe Lewis was hit.

Lewis is now wanted for murder.

WTKR reported Lewis has a history of violence and gun-related charges.

Anyone with any information that may help the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office with this investigation is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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