Chesapeake Police investigate after man fatally shot while in vehicle

Posted at 4:17 PM, Oct 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-11 08:11:32-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Chesapeake Police are investigating a homicide.

On Saturday around 2:43 p.m., officers responded to the 4000 block of Brookland Drive for a report of gunshots heard and an injured person in a vehicle.

When they arrived at the scene they found a man who was shot dead while sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot. Detectives are currently on the scene.

The victim was later identified as 35 year old Deveon Simmons.

Police describe the suspect as an unknown Black man last seen fleeing the area on foot.

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