ShotSpotter Alert Leads to Arrest

Thursday, August 04, 2022

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – On August 2, 2022, at approximately 4:27 PM, officers from the Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 6000 block of Margate Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located a subject in a vehicle located within the alert area 

The officers’ preliminary investigation revealed the subject fired several rounds in the backyard of a nearby residence prior to the officers’ arrival. There were no injuries to any persons or damage to any property. 

The suspect has been identified as Davvon Matthews, (M/30) of Williamsburg, VA. Matthews was charged with Possession of a Concealed Weapon (2nd Offense) and Discharging a Firearm in Public. 

If you have information about this case, please contact the Detective Bureau at 757-385-4101, or anonymously through Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP/