Police arrest teen in death of Grassfield High School student

Posted at 4:45 PM, May 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-05 16:45:49-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Police have made an arrest in the homicide of a Grassfield High School student.

Detectives arrested a teen on May 5 in connection with 18-year-old Bryant Austin Cueto’s murder. The teen has been charged with murder, robbery and use of a firearm.  Police have not released his name due to his age. He is being held in the Virginia Beach Juvenile Detention Center.

According to police, the shooting occurred on May 1 in the parking lot of an Applebee’s restaurant in the 1700 block of General Booth Boulevard shortly before 6 p.m.

Cueto was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries after being shot and later died as a result of his injuries.

Chesapeake Public Schools confirmed that he was a student at Grassfield High School.

The case remains under investigation by the Virginia Beach Police Department’s Homicide Unit.

If you have any information about this incident, call Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UPSM.