At approximately 1:00 a.m., Public Safety Communications received a call in reference to a shots fired complaint at the Catch and Release restaurant located in the 1st block of Towne Centre Way. The investigation has revealed that the suspect was involved in a verbal altercation with a security officer outside of the business. The suspect retrieved a firearm from his vehicle and began firing towards the business which resulted in the security officer returning fire. The suspect fled the area prior to Hampton Police Officers arrival on scene. There were no injuries reported, however, two businesses sustained damage as a result of this incident.
Antonio Deron Futrell, a 26-year-old North Carolina man, has been identified and charged in connection to this incident. Futrell currently has warrants on file for four counts of Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling, three counts of Attempt Maiming, three counts of Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, and one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Futrell is considered Armed and Dangerous.
If you or anyone you know has information that will assist police, they are encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757–727–6111 or the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also send an anonymous tip by visiting our secure tip form here or P3Tips.com. Crime Line callers remain anonymous and never appear in court. If a Crime Line results in an arrest, the caller is eligible for a cash reward up to $1000.00.
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Cpl. Ashley Jenrette will receive questions about this release at 757–727–6608.