VBPD Arrests Suspect for April 26 Shooting Incident

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - On April 26, 2021 at 12:45 a.m. Virginia Beach Emergency Communications (VBECCS) received reports of gunfire being exchanged between two parties in the 400 block of Breakwater Court.

Responding officers located the suspect vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic stop.  The driver failed to stop, and fled from officers. The vehicle was later located a short distance away, unoccupied. No injuries were reported during this incident.

Investigators obtained evidence that led them to identify one of the suspects in this case. 26-year-old Saiquan Lashay Holt, of Portsmouth, Virginia has been arrested and charged with felony eluding, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, hit and run, and reckless handling of a firearm.

This incident remains under active investigation by the VBPD Homicide Unit.  If anyone has additional information regarding this crime, we encourage you 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.

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