Homicide - 1100 block of Black Duck Court

Thursday, November 29, 2018

2nd UPDATE: 

On November 30th 2018, 18-year-old Bobby Cason of Virginia Beach was arrested in connection with this homicide. He has been charged with Murder, Use or Display a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony and Attempt to Commit Non-Capitol Offense.

UPDATE: November 30, 2018​

​The decedent​ has been identified as 20-year-old Devin Earl Bell of Virginia Beach. 

This case remains under investigation.


On Thursday, November 29, 2018, at approximately 1:06 p.m., Emergency Communications received a report of a gunshot wound in the 1100 block of Black Duck Court.  When officers arrived they located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound.  The man died at the scene.  Information was received that an adult male in his 20s was seen running from the scene.  Additional officers converging on the scene quickly began to look for this man.  At this time it is unknown if this man is related to the homicide.

The man was described as being in his twenties, unknown race, wearing dark clothing. 

The decedent's identity​ is being withheld at this time pending proper next of kin notification. 

Additional details will be released once they become available.  We encourage anyone with any information regarding this crime to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).  You can also submit a tip via P3tips.com or by downloading the P3 Tips app available in Apple iTunes and Google Play Stores.   

Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.

MPO Tonya Pierce

Police Public Affairs Officer