Malicious Assault Arrest - Indian River Road

Malicious Assault Arrest - Indian River Road
October 21, 2021

​VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. – On 10/10/21 Virginia Beach Police Officers were called to the 5600 block of Indian River Road for reports of gunfire. Shortly thereafter a call for a walk-in gunshot wound occurred at Sentara Leigh Hospital relating to the original incident. A male presented with a single gunshot wound and was later transferred to Norfolk General Hospital with life threatening injuries. Frank Devonish (37) of Virginia Beach was later identified as the shooter.

On October 19, 2021, with the Assistance of the Newport News Police Department, Frank Devonish was taken into custody without incident. He was charged with Aggravated Malicious Wounding, Use of a firearm in the Commission of a Felony and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.