Homicide Investigation

Homicide Investigation
December 13, 2021

*UPDATE*
The preliminary investigation suggests this was an attempted robbery, which led to the shooting death of 65-year-old Annie May Smith, of Virginia Beach. The below listed vehicle was located and recovered; it was determined to have been reported stolen earlier in a neighboring jurisdiction.

This case remains under active investigation, anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to call the Virginia Beach Police Department Detective Bureau or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – On December 13th, 2021 at 1713 hours, Virginia Beach Police Officers responded to the Harris Teeter Gas Station in the 4600 Block of Haygood Road for reports of a person with gunshot wounds.

When officers arrived on scene, they located a victim suffering from gunshot wounds. Despite prompt medical attention from officers and EMS the victim succumbed to their injuries.

The Virginia Beach Police Department is looking for a Grey Lexus ES-300 with yellow license plates, occupied by two African American males in relation to this crime.

This remains an active investigation and anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to call the Virginia Beach Police Department Detective Bureau or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.