Gunshot wound in the 500 block of 16th Street

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

On Monday, February 10, 2020 at 10:22 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a firearm violation in the 500 block of 16th Street. Officers arrived on scene and determined that the gunshots were related to a dispute between individuals near the 400 block of 16th Street. While canvassing the area Officers located one adult male with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital by Emergency Medical Services. There is no suspect information available at this time. This case remains 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).  You can also submit a tip via 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.

Master Police Officer L.M. Bauder, Public Affairs Officer

Virginia Beach Police Department