Convicted Felon Arrested for Malicious Wounding

Convicted Felon Arrested for Malicious Wounding
June 4, 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va – On May 31, 2021 Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) officers responded to the 5300 block of Justin Court for a report of a gunshot wound. Officers located an adult male victim suffering from a non-life-threatening injury, he was transported to a local hospital by EMS for treatment.

Investigators were able to identify the suspect, 26-year-old Jaquan Malik Hunt, and obtain warrants for malicious wounding, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling, and trespassing.

Members of the VBPD Warrant Fugitive Unit (WFU) located Hunt in Portsmouth, Va. He was taken into custody, without incident, with the assistance of Portsmouth Police Department. Hunt was additionally served felony warrants that were outstanding for domestic assault and breaking & entering with the intent to commit a felony.