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Newport News Police Department
Monday December 14th, 2009 :: 03:21 p.m. EST



UPDATE: 12/14/2009

Arnez Lenard Boyd (pictured above) is 16 years old. He is positively identified as the shooter is the death of Jerome Houston and has been classified a danger to the community. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Petitions are on file for Murder, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony and Possession of a Firearm by Felon.
His last known address is 751- 44th Street in Newport News.

Police also need help locating 19 year old Nahfis Nichols (pictured below) who is wanted on three (3) capiases not related to this case. However police believe Nichols may have information related to the homicide. Warrants are on file for two (2) counts of Failure to Appear in Criminal Court and one (1) count of Failure to Appear for a past Possession of a Firearm by Felon.

Anyone with information regarding these wanted individuals is asked to call Newport News Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Crime Line callers may remain totally anonymous, are never required to testify in court and could be eligible for a case reward for information leading to an arrest. Information may also be sent by text message to . Photos are attached.

Newport News Police Department
9710 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA 23605

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 757-928-4100

Harold O. Eley

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