August 27, 2021

VBPD Makes Arrest After Stabbing Incident on Bridgeman Lane

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Four people were injured during a domestic related stabbing incident on Thursday, August 26th in the 4700 block of Bridgeman Lane. Arrest warrants have been obtained.

On August 26, 2021 at 9:35 a.m., Virginia Beach Emergency Communications (VBECCS) received a report that multiple people had been stabbed in a home in the 4700 block of Bridgeman Lane.

Responding officers located two adults (44-year-old female, 23-year-old male) and two juvenile (17 and 9-year-old male) victims, each suffering from apparent stab wounds. Officers were able to render aide to the victims who were then transported to various medical facilities for treatment of serious injuries; all are expected to survive. This incident was determined to be domestic in nature.

The preliminary investigation has led investigators to obtain, and serve arrest warrants on 44-year-old Wendy Velasquez of Virginia Beach, Va. She has been charged with two counts of aggravated malicious wounding and one count of malicious wounding. Police are not searching for any additional suspects. The Virginia Beach Sheriffs' Office has taken custody of Wendy Velasquez.

This case remains under active investigation by the VBPD Homicide Unit.

Anyone with knowledge of the incident or any other crime is encouraged to contact the Virginia Beach Detective Bureau at (757) 385-4101 or the Virginia Beach Crime Line at 1-888-LOCKUUP.

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