Shots fired between officer, suspect after Virginia Beach 7-Eleven robbery

Posted at 1:19 AM, Oct 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-12 14:37:30-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Shots were fired between a Virginia Beach Police officer and a suspect after a robbery at a 7-Eleven in the 1700 block of South Independence Boulevard late Thursday night.

At 11:20 p.m., officers were called to the store where two suspects were leaving after a robbery.

When confronted by police, one of the suspects fired at the officers. Virginia Beach Police say an officer fired back.

Both suspects ran after the shooting, and a K-9 officer was able to find one of the suspects. This suspect was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The other suspect was found down the road after fleeing the scene. This suspect was unharmed.

20-year-old Jasper Miles Wynn and 20-year-old Jankil Tiashion McPhail were the two suspects arrested.

Wynn is charged with Robbery. Additional charges for Attempted Capital Murder, Conspiracy, Abduction, and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony are forthcoming. McPhail is charged with two counts of Attempted Capital Murder, Conspiracy, Abduction, two counts of Robbery, and five counts of Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.

Additional charges may be forthcoming. No officers were hurt in the incident.

Police are not looking for anyone else who may have been involved.

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