ShotSpotter Alert Leads to Arrest

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

​VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – On July 4, 2022, at about 8:51pm, officers from the Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) were dispatched to a ShotSpotter Alert in the 5800 block of Waxham Court for numerous gunshots. As officers arrived, additional gunfire was heard coming from a residence in the area. Officers located a suspect in possession of a handgun and took him into custody without incident.

David Parker (M/45) of Virginia Beach, was arrested and charged with Reckless Handling of a Firearm and Discharging a Firearm in City Limits.

This case is being actively investigated by the Detective Bureau. If you have information about this case, please contact the Virginia Beach Police Department Detective Bureau at 757-385-4101 or anonymously through Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.