January 23, 2024

VBPD Makes Arrest in Parlays 2 Shooting Incident

On December 31, 2023, at 1:06 AM, the Virginia Beach Emergency Communications and Citizen Services received calls reporting shots fired inside Parlays 2, located in the 5000 block of Princess Anne Road.

Officers from the Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) responded and did not locate any victims on the premises. However, shortly thereafter, a local hospital received a walk-in Gunshot Wound victim connected to the incident. The victim, an adult male, was treated for his injuries and discharged.

Investigations showed the shooting occurred after a physical altercation broke out in the club.

After a thorough investigation, the VBPD Detective Bureau identified the suspect as Derrius Williams, (M/30) of Norfolk. On January 19, 2024, the VBPD Warrant Fugitive Unit successfully apprehended Williams for outstanding charges, including Malicious Wounding, Discharging a Firearm Inside a Building, and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.

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

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