Fatal Shooting / 300 Block Constitution Drive

Friday, February 14, 2020

UPDATE: February 18, 2020

The decedent has been identified as 37-year-old Brian Orlando Hicks.

This case remains an active investigation.​


Virginia Beach Police are investigating a fatal shooting in the 300 block of Constitution Drive.

On February 14th 2020 at approximately 6:14 pm Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a report that someone had been shot near the intersection of Constitution Drive and Virginia Beach Blvd.

Officers arrived  on scene and located an adult male victim in the parking lot of the Pembroke East Shopping Center. EMS pronounced the victim deceased on scene.

Preliminary investigation has revealed there was a confrontation between two parties in the parking lot when one of the individuals produced a weapon and fired upon the other.  The shooter remained on scene and waited for police to arrive.

The adult male shooter has been transported to the detective bureau to be questioned.​

It is still very early in the investigation, there are no further details to release at this time. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

MPO Linda J Kuehn

Virginia Beach Police / Public Affairs Officer