VBPD Detectives Working a Homicide Investigation

Saturday, April 22, 2017

​On April 22, 2017 at approximately 8:52 p.m. Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a call for a gunshot wound in the 1100 block of Level Green Boulevard.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers located an adult male, deceased, from an apparent gunshot wound.

​The victim has been identified as 23-year-old Darryous Jerel Saunders, of Virginia Beach.

This case is being worked by the Virginia Beach Police Department's Homicide Unit.

Anyone with information 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 Linda Kuehn

VBPD Public Affairs Officer

(757) 385-4097