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Police make arrest in Virginia Beach homicide

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Posted at 12:16 PM, Jan 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-07 13:35:21-04
Christopher Lamont Mitchell

Christopher Lamont Mitchell

Virginia Beach, Va.-  A man is indicted for a homicide on January 31, in Virginia Beach.

The Grand Jury in the Virginia Beach Circuit Court indicted 38-year-old, Christopher Lamont Mitchell, for the shooting death of 39-year-old Robert Atwood.

Mitchell  is indicted on charges of Second Degree Murder and Use of Firearm.

According to dispatch, they received a call for a firearm violation in the 5800 block of Newtown Arch around 1:00 a.m.

When police arrived on scene they found Atwood suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

He was later taken to a hospital where he died.