Virginia Beach shooting suspect convicted of malicious wounding after barricade situation

Posted at 11:55 AM, Dec 05, 2018
and last updated 2019-09-26 08:14:35-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – 24-year-old Anthony Johndale Gatke, was taken into custody after a short barricade situation in the 200 block of Fair Meadows Road.

At 10:22 a.m., on December 5, 2018, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a report of an individual that had been shot. Crews arrived, and took the victim to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Crews then learned that the suspect was still in a residence on Fair Meadows Road.

After a short time, Gatke was taken into custody without incident, according to officials.

On September 25, 2019, Gatke was convicted of malicious wounding and use of a firearm.

His sentencing is scheduled for January 8.