March 8, 2024

VBPD Investigate Fatal Shooting of Juvenile on Almandine Ave

On March 7, 2024, at 6:16 p.m., Virginia Beach Emergency Communications and Citizens Services (ECCS) received a call for a gunshot victim in the 4900 block of Almandine Avenue. VBPD officers arrived on scene and located a 14-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound. First responders attempted to provide aide to the victim upon arrival, but the victim succumbed to his injury and was pronounced deceased on-scene.

The investigation indicates that the victim and other juveniles had been handling a firearm when it discharged, striking the victim.

A 16-year-old male has been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter, Juvenile Possession of a Firearm, and Shooting Inside an Occupied Dwelling. A 15-year-old male has been charged with Obstructing Justice.

Note: The charges in this news release are accusations, and the arrested individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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