Possible Drowning in the Ocean at 9th Street

Saturday, August 01, 2020

On Saturday, August 1, 2020, at 4:58 PM, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a call for service for an adult male in cardiac arrest on the beach at 9th Street. Police, EMS, and Lifeguards responded and provided life-saving services to the male.

According to witnesses, the male was in the ocean and had to be pulled out of the water after going unconscious. The initial investigation suggests there may be other medical factors that led to the male going unconscious in the water. The male was transported to a local hospital for additional medical services, but his condition is serious.

This is all of the information available at this time.


MPO LH Tassa

Virginia Beach Police Department

Public Affairs Office- Alternate


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