KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Investigating Shooting Incident at Stonecrest Apartments (Update #3)

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

http://Police.KingsportTN.govwww.KingsportPDBlog.com

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Investigating Shooting Incident at Stonecrest Apartments (Update #3)
DATE: February 5, 2019
CASE #: 19-002517
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On February 5, 2019 at approximately 7:00 PM, the Kingsport Police Department received official notification from the Adair County, Kentucky Sheriff’s Office that Joseph Dale Clark, II (AKA “JoJo”) and Alexander M. Hamilton had been arrested in that jurisdiction. Both suspects remain incarcerated in the Adair County Jail, awaiting extradition back to Tennessee.

The Kingsport Police Department would like to express our sincere gratitude to the Adair County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in the apprehension of these two homicide suspects. This continues to be an active investigation by the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division. As such, and in the interest of future prosecution, no additional details will be released.

As previously released:

The Kingsport Police Department has received official notification from the attending medical facility that on February 5, 2019 at approximately 1:00 PM, the female victim in the Stonecrest Apartments homicide investigation succumbed to her wounds and was pronounced deceased. She has been identified as Shyane I. Bishop.

As of the time of issuance of this update, both suspects remain wanted and at large. The criminal charges in this case will likely be amended at a later date. This continues to be an active investigation by the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division. As such, and in the interest of future prosecution, no additional details will be released.

As previously released:

On February 4, 2019 at approximately 5:45 PM, Kingsport Police Department Patrol Officers responded to a report of a shooting incident at Stonecrest Apartments, formerly known as Model City Apartments, located at 1000 Stonegate Road in Kingsport.

Upon arrival, Officers located two victims, one white male adult and one black female adult, who had sustained life-threatening gunshot wounds. Both victims were immediately transported by Sullivan County EMS to an area hospital for emergency medical treatment.

The male victim, identified as Trevor L. Reed, succumbed to his injuries and died shortly after arrival. As of the time of issuance of this news release, the female victim remains on life support; therefore, her identity will not be released.

A resultant investigation by the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division has identified two suspects, Joseph Dale Clark, II (AKA “JoJo”) and Alexander M. Hamilton, as the individuals responsible.

The exact motive remains part of an ongoing investigation and will not be released; however, this incident is not believed to have been a random act. All of the individuals involved are believed to have been acquainted prior to the incident.

Warrants have been obtained, charging Mr. Clark and Mr. Hamilton with 1) Second Degree Murder and 2) Attempted Second Degree Murder. As of the time of issuance of this news release, both remain wanted and at large. Both should be considered armed and dangerous.

Photos and descriptions of both suspects have been included in this release. Anyone who knows their current whereabouts or who may have any additional information that may help with this investigation is asked to contact the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division at 423-229-9429 or call Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Alternatively, if an individual who is able to supply information related to this or any other case wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

https://www.kingsporttn.gov/city-services/police-department/contact-us

This continues to be an active investigation by the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division. As such, and in the interest of future prosecution, no additional details will be released.

As previously released:

On February 4, 2019 at approximately 5:45 PM, Kingsport Police Department Patrol Officers responded to a report of a shooting incident at Stonecrest Apartments, formerly known as Model City Apartments, located at 1000 Stonegate Road in Kingsport.

Two victims have been transported to an area medical facility. Detectives with the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division are actively investigating this incident. No further details are available at this time. Additional information will be released at an appropriate point in the investigation.

SUSPECT #1 INFORMATION
Name Joseph Dale Clark, II (AKA “JoJo”)
Age Date of Birth 3/31/1999

19 Years of Age

Gender/Race Male/White
Height/

Weight

5 feet 7 inches

145 pounds

Hair/

Eyes

Sandy Hair

Blue Eyes

Residency 100 Brown Street

Bald Knob, Arkansas

Charge(s) 1) Second Degree Murder

2) Attempted Second Degree Murder

SUSPECT #2 INFORMATION
Name Alexander M. Hamilton
Age Date of Birth 9/20/1996

22 Years of Age

Gender/Race Male/White
Height/

Weight

5 feet 7 inches

170 pounds

Hair/

Eyes

Brown Hair

Blue Eyes

Residency 1000 Stonegate Road

Kingsport, Tennessee

Charge(s) 1) Second Degree Murder

2) Attempted Second Degree Murder

VICTIM #1 INFORMATION
Name Trevor L. Reed
Age 30 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/White
Residency Kingsport, Tennessee
Injuries Fatal Gunshot Wounds
VICTIM #2 INFORMATION
Name Shyane I. Bishop
Age 27 Years of Age
Gender/Race Female/Black
Residency Kingsport, Tennessee
Injuries Fatal Gunshot Wounds
RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

ThomasMPatton

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