VBPD investigating a minor gun shot injury

Friday, February 10, 2017

On February 9, 2017 at approximately 10:50 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a service for an adult male victim suffering from a minor, non-life threatening gun shot wo​und. The adult male victim was given a ride and walked into a local hospital for treatment.  The victim was uncooperative and provided very limited information in regards to the incident.  

During the investigation, VBPD detectives were given a possible incident location in the area of the 700 block of Newtown Road.

Anyone with infor​mation regarding this crime is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or by texting "VBTIP" and the information to CRIMES (274637).

Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.​


MPO Patrick Kane

Alternate Public Affairs Officer​