Police identify victim in fatal shooting at Henrico home, suspect in custody

Posted at 10:36 AM, Feb 19, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-19 20:41:07-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Police tell CBS 6 that one person is dead after a Monday morning shooting at a Henrico County home.

The victim has been identified as 18-year-old Jontay Bennett, who was transported to a local hospital following the shooting, where he later died.

During a police investigation into the shooting, a suspect, Victor Lamar Douglas, was arrested during a traffic stop on I-95 and charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

The crime scene is located at a home on the 3000 block off Creighton Road, in eastern Henrico.

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Several neighbors that CBS 6 spoke with say they did not hear any gunshots around the time of the shooting.

They additionally said this is a fairly quiet neighborhood where incidents like this never happen.

Stony Valley Drive shooting Henrico County

Police can be reached at 804-501-5000 or call Crimestoppers at 804-780-1000.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email to send a tip.

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