Updated Release - Police Investigating Shooting

Updated Release - Police Investigating Shooting

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January 1, 2022

Updated Release - Police Investigating Shooting

On January 1, 2022, at approximately 12:30 am, Prince George County police officers responded to the 8600 block of Ellis Road, Spring Grove in reference to a shooting at a New Year, outdoor, bonfire party.  

Upon arrival, police witnessed two gunshot victims laying on a grass field.  Tramaz Tynes, 20 years of age, resident of Surry County VA, was pronounced deceased on scene.  The second gunshot victim, Devon Clanton, 22 years of age, resident of Dinwiddie County VA, was transported to VCU Medical Center where he later died as a result of his injuries.    

The crowd size at this event was estimated to have been over 200 attendees.  People were quickly dispersing from the scene as officers were arriving.  Police are confident that these shootings were witnessed by people in attendance. 

Currently, no arrest/s have been made.  This investigation is active and developing.  Police are urging anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Detective Wayne Newsome at (804) 863-1863, email wnewsome@princegeorgecountyva.gov or contact the Prince George Police Department at (804) 733-2773 or Crime Solvers at 733-2777. You can also remain anonymous by using our P3tips app.  A Google Drive is also available for anyone willing to provide video/photo files: princegeorgecountyva@gmail.com

Media Contact: Officer Alexis Grochmal

Public Information Officer (804) 720-3424 email:agrochmal@princegeorgecountyva.gov