Police investigating after man found shot near Virginia Beach Convention Center

Posted at 4:37 PM, Dec 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-27 17:16:18-05

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Officers with the Virginia Beach Police Department are on scene after a man was found shot near the Virginia Beach Convention Center Friday afternoon.

Dispatcher received a call for a gunshot wound near the intersection of 19th Street and Parks Avenue at 2:45 p.m.

Officers arrived on scene to find the man suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Emergency Medical Services took him to a local hospital for treatment.

According to Hampton Roads Transit, stops at Parks Avenue & 20th Street for Route 960 are temporarily blocked due to the incident. Transportation officials advise passengers to use the stops at 19th Street and Arctic Avenue until further notice.

The scene is still active while detectives are continuing to investigate.

At this time, there is no suspect information.

This case remains under investigation by members of the Virginia Beach Police Department's Homicide Unit.

If you have information about this shooting, you are asked to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted online at or via the P3Tips mobile app.

There is no further information.

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