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4 arrested after man shot during James City County home invasion

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JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WTKR) — Four men have been arrested after a man was shot during a home invasion robbery in James City County Saturday night.

Police said four to five black men wearing bandanas over their faces and carrying handguns and shotguns handguns forced their way into an apartment at the Lafayette Village Apartments on Lafayette Blvd. around 9 p.m.

According to police, the apartment was occupied by five people ranging in age from 16 to 22 years old, plus two small children. The men were looking for money and assaulted the occupants.

A 16-year-old male was hit over the head with a chair and a 20-year-old man was shot in the neck and upper arm. The shooting victim was conscious and flown by helicopter to VCU Medical Center for surgery.

A witness reported seeing the suspects in a gold Ford Taurus. About an hour and a half later, James City County Police located the Taurus in the 1900 block of Algonquin Trail.

Police stopped the car in the parking lot at the 7-Eleven Grove on Pocahontas Trail and arrested two men. Two addition suspects were found a short time later walking in the area of Algonquin Trail and were arrested as well.

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