According to the The King and Queen County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, the Sheriff’s Department is seeking information in regards to a homicide that happened in the early morning hours of August 16th in the 6200 block of Newtown Road. When deputies arrived they found 25 year old James Edward “Scooter” Byrd dead from a gunshot wound. It appears that the suspect or suspects came into the home and shot Mr. Byrd. The only description at this time is that of the suspect(s) had on a black hoodie and remain at large. If anyone has any information, you are asked to contact the King and Queen County Sheriff’s office at 804-785-7400 or the Mattaponi Crime Solvers at 804-769-3000. The King and Queen County sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the VA State Police are investigating the incident.King_and_Queen_County_Boundary_Map