VBPD Investigators Investigating a Shooting

Saturday, May 13, 2017

​On May 13, 2017 at approximately 2:28 p.m. Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a call for a person suffering from a gunshot wound in the 500 block of Treetop Drive, in the Linkhorn​ Bay apartment complex.

Through the preliminary investigation, it has been determined that the suspect and victim were involved in a physical altercation in the parking lot of the apartment complex.  The altercation moved into a  residence when the suspect produced a handgun and fired one round, striking the victim.  The victim suffered a non-life threatening injury.

The suspect has been identified, and charges are pending.

There are no further details available at this time.  An update will follow when further information becomes available.

MPO Linda Kuehn

Virginia Beach Police Public Affairs Officer