Update: Incidents Connected -- Police Investigating Two Different Incidents Involving Gunfire

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Update - 2:30 a.m. -- Investigators have determined that these incidents were not separate. The victim located on 16th St was injured during the events that occurred on 19th St and traveled to 16th St after he sustained the injury. 


​2:00 a.m. - Virginia Beach Police are investigating two separate incidents in which gunfire resulted in serious injuries to victims. 

At 12:44, officers were in the immediate vicinity of the 1900 block of Pacific Ave when multiple shots were fired. An adult female sustained a life-threatening wound. EMS treated and transported the victim to the hospital. A possible suspect is being detained and the investigation is ongoing. 

A few minutes later, at 12:48, officers received word that a victim who had sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound was located in the 300 block of 16th St. Officers responded immediately. EMS treated and transported the individual to the hospital for further treatment. The investigation is ongoing; no suspect information at this time.