June 9, 2021

Convicted Felon Charged with Multiple Firearm Violations

​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va – On June 8, 2021 at 6:49 pm, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications(VBECCS) received two 911 calls from the 3300 block of Shasta Court. One caller reported a man was shooting a shotgun into the air, another caller reported a malicious assault with an edged weapon.

The preliminary investigation has revealed the suspect and victim, who are known to each other, were inside a residence when the suspect assaulted the victim with an edged weapon. The victim, sustaining minor injuries from the attack, fled the home and drove away as he called for police assistance. Witnesses observed the same described suspect fire a shotgun in the air towards the victim's vehicle.

Officers located the described suspect, 37-year-old Lemont Carlos Grandison, and took him into custody without incident. A search warrant was obtained for the residence and evidence related to the crime was collected.

Grandison was arrested and has been charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, brandishing a firearm, discharging a firearm in a public place, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, unlawful wounding and attempted malicious wounding. He is being held in the Virginia Beach City Jail.

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