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Police: Shooting victim was visitor to James City apartment complex

Police: Shooting victim was visitor to James City apartment complex

A 20-year-old man was injured during a shooting at Lafayette Square Apartments on Monday afternoon.

Officials are not releasing the victim’s name, but believe he was a visitor to the 100 block of Dehaven Court at 12:45 p.m. when the shooting occurred, James City County Police Department Deputy Chief Steve Rubino said.

Police are releasing few details about their investigation, but confirmed a resident’s account of the shooting: the shooter, who was standing at the top of a set of stairs, fired about eight bullets into a group of people standing in outdoor walkway.

The victim, who was shot in the buttocks, and another man ran from the shooter toward the back...

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