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Murdered woman's boyfriend arrested after shooting in Chesapeake

Officers said Antonio Lee, 39, shot and killed Iaisha James, 37. James' adult daughter was hurt in the incident.
Credit: Chesapeake Sheriff's Office
Antonio Lee Sutton, 39

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — A shooting that occurred in a residential area in Chesapeake on Saturday morning left one person dead and another injured. 

Chesapeake Police said they responded to a call on Saturday, Jan. 2 around 12:43 a.m. for a person who was shot in the 600 block of Lafayette Avenue. 

When officers got to the scene they said they heard more shots being fired from within the home. Police later determined that a person died and another person was injured from a gunshot wound.

Monday morning, police shared more details about the case.

The Chesapeake Police Department said Iaisha James, 37, was the person killed in the shooting - and her adult daughter was the victim transported to a hospital with injuries.

By the latest update, police said she was still recovering.

Antonio Lee Sutton, 39, was arrested after the shooting. His charges are second degree murder, malicious wounding, and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. 

Police said Sutton was Iaisha James' boyfriend, and they believe the incident was related to a domestic dispute.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip online at P3TIPS.COM.