Father, daughter shot to death in Newport News

Police identified the person accused of shooting and killing a woman and her father at a mobile home park on Sunday.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police identified the person accused of shooting and killing a woman and her father at a mobile home park on Sunday.

Amos Jacob Arroyo, 31, of the 500 block of Ware Lane in Newport News is wanted for murder.

Emergency dispatchers received a call about the shooting in the 500 block of York River Lane just before 6:20 p.m. Sunday.

Police said 29-year-old Patricia Morgan Joseph died at the scene. Medics took her father, 67-year-old Jessie Abraham Barnes, to the hospital with critical injuries. Barnes later died.

A 1-year-old and a 6-year-old child were inside the home where the shooting happened. Neither were hurt.

If you know where Arroyo is, you can call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.  

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