Shooting Suspect Apprehended After a Short Barricade Situation

Wednesday, December 05, 2018


​The suspect, 24-year-old Anthony Johndale Gatke of Virginia Beach was arrested and charged with aggravated malicious wounding.

​On December 5th at 10:22 a.m. Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a report of an individual that had been shot, by a person known to the victim, in the 200 block of Fair Meadows Road.

The victim​ sustained a non-life injury and was transported to a local hospital. Information was obtained that the suspect was possibly still in a residence on Fair Meadows Road.

After a short time, the suspect was taken into custody without incident.

This is still an ongoing investigation, and an active scene.  Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

MPO Linda Kuehn

Virginia Beach Police/ Public Affairs Officer