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Group in vehicle attempts to rob group walking in Chesapeake, results in shooting

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Posted at 4:12 PM, Dec 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-29 16:12:50-05

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Chesapeake Police is investigating a shooting that took place Monday evening.

At 6:30 p.m., police responded to the 200 block of Coventry Close for a report of a shooting.

According to police, a group of people were walking in the area when a black sedan stopped near them. Officials say several males and females got out the vehicle and began to approach the group.

Police say a man pulled out a gun and demanded the belongings from the group of victims.

One of the victims resisted and was shot, sustaining serious injuries. The victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated.

Police say the suspects drove off in the black sedan. One of the suspects is described by police as a Black female with green hair.

There is no further information at this time and the incident is currently under investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠.