July 4, 2020

Shooting / 200 Block 18th Street

​On July 4th at approximately 2:04 am, officers were patrolling the oceanfront area when they observed and heard gunfire erupt in the 200 block of 18th street.The officers immediately took action and located an adult male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Officers rendered life-saving first aid to the victim as EMS was being called. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.Additional officers located and detained a possible suspect without incident. After further investigation, the detained person, 26-year-old Kashaun Ricks from Suffolk, Virginia was arrested and charged with: Felonious Assault, Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.This case is being investigated by members of the department's homicide unit.MPO Linda J KuehnVirginia Beach Police Department / Public Affairs Officer

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