Gunshot Wound / Robbery Arrest

Gunshot Wound / Robbery Arrest
November 30, 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – On November 16th at 5:08 p.m. Virginia Beach Police Officers were called to the 3100 Block of Bowling Green Drive for reports that a male was suffering from a gunshot wound. The preliminary investigation indicated the shooting had taken place in the 3200 Block of Peele Court. Investigators were able to identify two suspects in this case. On November 23, 2021 19-year-old Devonte Burress and a male juvenile were both taken into custody.

Devonte Burress was charged with aggravated malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, attempted robbery, and conspiracy to commit a felony.

The juvenile was charged with two counts of attempted robbery, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and malicious wounding. They are both currently being held in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center and Juvenile Detention Center respectively.