Homicide Investigation – Wesleyan Drive

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – On November 23, 2022, at 7:23 P.M., officers from the Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) responded to a ShotSpotter Alert in the 5300 block of Wesleyan Drive. A call was received through ECCS for an individual suffering from a gunshot wound at the same location. Upon arrival, officers found Steven Watkins (M/52) of Virginia Beach, suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers performed lifesaving efforts until Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrived. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

This case is being actively investigated by the Detective Bureau, Homicide Unit. 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/P3tips.com.