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Nelsonia Man Wanted for Murder After Highway Shooting

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WANTED: Tyqon Demetrius Robins, 24, of Nelsonia (Photo: Accomack Sheriff's Office) WANTED: Tyqon Demetrius Robins, 24, of Nelsonia (Photo: Accomack Sheriff's Office)

MAPPSVILLE, Va.- The Accomack County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man accused of killing a Virginia man after a shooting between the occupants of two vehicles traveling near Mappsville.

According to Sheriff Todd Godwin, on Friday at approximately 9:49 p.m., the office received a report of gunshots being fired between the two vehicles traveling on Lankford Highway. At 9:50 p.m., a second caller said a man who had been shot was on Nathaniel Street near Mappsville.

Sheriff's deputies, troopers and rescue personnel arrived at Nathaniel Street to find 39-year-old Fardale Antonio Johnson, of Mappsville, dead from his injuries.  Based on the investigation, the Sheriff's Office has issued arrest warrants against Tyqon Demetrius Robins, 24, of Nelsonia for first-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and discharging a firearm from a motor vehicle.

Anyone with information about this shooting, or the whereabouts of Robins is asked to call the Accomack County Sheriff's Office at (757) 787-1131 or (757) 824-5666. Tips can also be submitted online by visiting accomackc.ountysheriffsoffice.org

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