Multiple Arrests Made in Oceanfront Shooting Case

Thursday, September 15, 2022

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – On September 4, 2022, at approximately 11:53 PM, officers from the Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) received a ShotSpotter Alert, directing them to the 1600 block of Atlantic Ave. 

As officers arrived, they observed multiple individuals attempting to flee the area and located multiple victims with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. Officers detained several individuals and rendered aid to the victims until medical personnel arrived. An additional victim was located at a local hospital, who had also sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. 

After an extensive investigation, several individuals were identified by detectives on September 6, 2022. Adrian Cuffee, (M/21) of Virginia Beach, and Jaden Smith, (M/20) of Virginia Beach, were both arrested and charged with two counts of Aggravated Malicious Wounding, Shooting from a Vehicle, Shooting within 100ft of a School, Shooting at an Occupied Vehicle, and two counts of Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.

Subsequentially, detectives identified two other individuals as being involved in the shooting. Rashad Riddick, (M/29) of Newport News, was arrested and charged with two counts of Aggravated Malicious Wounding, Shooting from a Vehicle, Shooting within 100ft of a School, Shooting at an Occupied Vehicle and two counts of Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony. David Evans, (M/30) of Norfolk, has arrest warrants on file for Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, and Shooting at an Occupied Vehicle. His whereabouts are unknown at this time. 

This case is being actively investigated by the VBPD Detective Bureau, Homicide Unit. If you know where David Evans may be or have any information about this case, please contact the Detective Bureau at 757- 385-4101 or anonymously through Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP/P3tips.com.