Kent Street shooting suspect now in custody

Brian Maurice Scott, 34, of Winchester, turned himself in to police just after noon on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Scott was wanted in connection to the shooting that occurred on Kent Street Sunday morning around 2:43 a.m.

Scott is being charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, discharging a firearm in public, aggravated malicious wounding, and probation violation. He is being held at the Northwest Regional Adult Detention Center.

The Winchester Police Department would like to thank the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police, Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Violent Crimes Task Force, and the United States Marshal’s Service for their assistance. Numerous tips were also received from the community, and the Police Department is very appreciative of this support.