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Two teenagers face murder charges in Onancock, both now in custody

The victim, Nicholas Kyle Joseph, 23, died from his injuries on October 14.

ONANCOCK, Va. — Author's Note: The video above is on file from July 26, 2021

Deputies with the Accomack County Sheriff's Office are investigating a shooting on the Eastern Shore from October that left one man dead and two teenage boys facing charges.

The sheriff's office said they responded to Johnson Street in Onancock on October 13 for reports of a car accident.

When deputies arrived, they found a 23-year-old man in a vehicle suffering from several gunshot wounds. 

First responders took the victim to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital and then moved him to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he was in critical condition. 

The victim, Nicholas Kyle Joseph, 23, died from his injuries on October 14. 

Upon investigation, a 17-year-old male and a 15-year-old male were charged with First Degree Murder, Second Degree Murder, use of a firearm while committing a robbery, robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. 

The 17-year-old is in the custody of the Norfolk Juvenile Detention Center, while the 15-year-old was still being looked for by law enforcement on November 29.

On November 30, the 15-year-old was located in the District of Columbia. 

There are no additional suspects at this time.  

If you have any information that can help police, contact the Accomack County Sheriff's Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666. You can also submit an online tip here.