New arrests made in August shooting incident at Crust

Five more people have been arrested in connection with a shooting incident that left one person injured at The Crust Cafe in August.

Police responded to reports of a shooting around 12:45 a.m. on Aug. 27 at The Crust, a restaurant at 249 Richmond Road in Williamsburg. Officers found one person who sustained non-life-threatening injuries from the gunfire, according to a Williamsburg Police Department news release. The victim had been working security for a special event at the restaurant, said Greg Riley, Williamsburg Police Department spokesman.

Witnesses told police two groups of people had been in a dispute inside the restaurant and as the groups left, a man fired several rounds from a pistol.

Police arrested 22-year-old John Lee Johnson, of Newport News, when he turned himself in on Sept. 14. Johnson was charged with two counts each of reckless discharge of a firearm and shooting into an occupied dwelling as well as one count each of maiming and brandishing a firearm in connection with the incident.

Jamel John Young Jr., 23, Dominique Lamar Wallace, 23, Kajoun Devante Johnson, 22 and Eric Ronald Anthony James, 24, were arrested and charged with gang participation and maiming by mob in connection with the incident, according to Riley. Malik Cory Brown, 28, was arrested and charged with gang participation. All are James City County residents except Wallace, who is a resident of Williamsburg.

James City County and Williamsburg police officers made the arrests within the last two weeks, Riley said. The men were identified in the course of the shooting incident's investigation and warrants were obtained on Sept. 19.

A sixth person, 26-year-old Travis David-Mark Campbell, of James City County, is charged with gang participation and maiming by mob but hasn't been arrested at this time, Riley said.

Jacobs can be reached by phone at 757-298-6007.

Note: A previous version of the story incorrectly spelled Malik Cory Brown’s name. The story has been updated to reflect that change.

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