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Fugitive arrested in deadly MacArthur Center shooting

Nearly two months later, police arrested 39-year-old Gary L. Moore in connection to the shooting.

NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk Police Dept. arrested a fugitive in connection to a shooting that left a man dead and two others injured at the MacArthur Center Mall last month.

Police charged 39-year-old Gary L. Moore, of Virginia Beach, with second-degree murder, two counts of malicious wounding, and three counts of use of a firearm. 

The shooting happened on April 2 at around 6:25 p.m. Police found 33-year-old Roosevelt A. McKinney dead at the scene.

The search for Moore has been nearly two months long. On Wednesday, police announced he was taken into custody without incident in Norfolk.

Thursday, McKinney's family released the following statement:

“It has been difficult trying to deal with the heartbreaking loss of our beloved Roosevelt McKinney. We have been so blessed with the overwhelming support of so many people.

The news that we got on May 18, 2022, in the capture of Gary Latrail Moore was overwhelming. I want to thank the Norfolk Police Precinct, Homicide Unit. They did an amazing job, building a case to find justice for our beloved Roosevelt McKinney. These officers worked extremely long hours on this investigation and should be recognized for their professionalism and dedication in all that they do to serve and protect this community.

Our family campaigned nonstop for justice of this murder. We are blessed and grateful to be under the surveillance of such good and active officers. Your perseverance and commitment are top-notch. We are extremely grateful and thankful for your actions towards the case and in the end, JUSTICE WILL PREVAIL, NO MATTER WHAT.”

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