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Chesapeake police stop car with dead man in the back seat; 2 arrested

A caller reported "hearing a loud pop and someone being drug out of a house by multiple males," the department said.

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Police in Chesapeake are investigating a death after they reportedly stopped a car with a dead man in the back seat.

Just before 5 p.m., a caller reported "hearing a loud pop and someone being drug out of a house by multiple males," the department said. This happened in the 2000 block of Candlelight Drive, just off South Military Highway.

The caller gave police a description of the car, along with a license plate number.

Then, officers stopped the car in the 700 block of Battlefield Boulevard North. That's right near Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

CPD said officers found a man in the backseat of the car, dead from a gunshot wound. He was later identified as 18-year-old Stanford Sharpe of Chesapeake.

Investigators believe there's no threat to the community. Two men were detained and face several charges.

Jayshawn Brown and Dylan Albert were charged with discharging a firearm at an occupied building, reckless handling of a firearm that caused serious injury and resisting arrest.

The death is under investigation and police are asking anyone with information to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, Submit a tip online at P3TIPS.COM, or on their smartphone on the P3TIPS APP 

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