Attempt robbery with a gunshot wound

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

UPDATE

10/3/18 10:29 a.m.


Detectives are asking the public for assistance in identifying this person of interest.


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​​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. Individuals can also submit a tip via P3tips.com or by downloading the P3 Tips app available on in Apple iTunes and Google Play Stores.


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On Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 12:43 a.m. Emergency Communications received a call for a gunshot wound inside the Harris Teeter located at 5060 Ferrell Parkway. Once on scene officers located an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

The officers on scene spoke to the store employees who indicated that three black males entered the business and attempted to rob the store. The robbery was unsuccessful and all three suspects fled the store. All three males were wearing dark clothing, and had masks on their faces, and at least one suspect was armed. At this time, there is no further suspect information to provide or any information available about a possible suspect vehicle. This case is currently active. This incident will be ​under investigation by members of the Department's Robbery 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. Individuals can also submit a tip via P3tips.com or by downloading the P3 Tips app available on in Apple iTunes and Google Play Stores.

MPO LM Bauder, Public Affairs Officer

Virginia Beach Police Department​

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