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Two James City County residents have been arrested and charged following a shootout on Howard Drive that resulted in multiple vehicles and dwellings being struck by gunfire. No injuries were reported, and a nearby school and daycare were placed on lockdown for approximately one hour as a safety precaution.
On April 27 at approximately 8:35 a.m., officers responded to a shooting in the 100 block of Howard Drive. Orlando McCoin Sr., 49, and Orlando McCoin Jr., 27, were involved in the shootout following a domestic dispute. Officers arrived, secured the scene, and detained the father. The son fled the area and turned himself in to the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail at approximately 2 p.m. Both firearms used in the shooting were recovered.
Orlando McCoin Sr. has been charged with attempted murder, reckless handling of a firearm, and firing at an unoccupied dwelling. Orlando McCoin Jr. has been charged with attempted murder, reckless firearm handling, and firing at an occupied dwelling.
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