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Two arrested in Parksley house shooting - Click here to print this information

According to Sheriff Todd Godwin, on Tuesday, November 19 at approximately 8:48 am, the Accomack County Sheriffs Office received a report that a residence located on Germaine Lane near Parksley had received damage from gunfire that had occurred the night prior. Deputies responded to the scene and determined that no injuries had occurred during this incident.

Through the investigation into this incident, suspects were identified and warrants were issued against 20 year old Tyvon Smith of Parksley and 22 year old Jaquan Cortez Portier of Oak Hall. Both suspects have been arrested and charged with discharging a firearm at an occupied building, discharging a firearm from a motor vehicle and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Smith is incarcerated in the Accomack County Jail with bond denied. Portier is incarcerated in the Chesterfield County Jail with bond denied for charges in Chesterfield County and Accomack County.

Assisting with the investigation into this incident were the Virginia State Police and the Eastern Shore Drug Task Force.

Anyone with information into this or any other incident is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriffs Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666 or submit a tip though their website found below.

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