Arrest made in York County home invasion --

YORK - A Williamsburg man was arrested Thursday and charged with 11 felonies
connected to a Lackey home invasion this summer in which a man was shot.

IBN Bilal, 25, of the 100 block of Albermarle Drive, was arrested at a
residence in James City County Thursday afternoon.

The charges stem from a June 11 home invasion at a residence in the 700 block
of Baptist Road, said Sgt. Dennis Ivey, Jr., an investigator with the
York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office.

Bilal is charged with malicious wounding, four counts of abduction by
force/intimidation, five counts of using a firearm in the commission of a
felony and possessing a stolen firearm, according to the Virginia Case
Information system.

A jailer at the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail said Bilal was being held
without bond. He has a preliminary hearing scheduled for Dec. 15 in
York-Poquoson General District Court.

Ivey said the investigation is ongoing and the identity of the actual
triggerman in the home invasion is unclear at this point.

In June, Ivey said two males and two females reported being at the Lackey
residence about 10:30 p.m. when two of them were confronted while outside and
forced back into the house at gunpoint. Once inside, one suspect tried to rob
the other two victims in a back bedroom and a fight ensued.

During the struggle, one of the victims was shot in the stomach with a
semi-automatic handgun fired by another assailant in the living room.

Ivey said Thursday that the man recovered fully from the shooting.

At the time of the incident, two males were being sought.

One suspect was described in a sheriff's office statement as being "very young
looking" while the other had stubby fingers and eyebrows that pointed upward
"like he had an evil expression."
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