Shooting in the 1000 block of Hope Avenue

Monday, October 01, 2018

​​On Monday, October 1, 2018 at 7:46 p.m. Emergency Communications received a firearms violation call in the 1000 block of Hope Avenue. Responding police officers canvassed this area and located a crime scene. They also located an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported by Emergency Medical Services to a local hospital with ​non-life threatening injuries. There is no suspect information available at this time. This scene is still active with detectives on scene. This incident is currently under investigation by members of the 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 LM Bauder, Public Affairs Officer

Virginia Beach Police Department