Suspect charged with murder after man shot to death in Virginia Beach

Posted at 9:46 PM, Jul 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 17:01:14-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found shot to death in the 3300 block of Holland Road Wednesday night.

Virginia Beach Police say the man, identified as 29-year-old Nicholas Arthur Lutz of Chesapeake, Virginia, died on scene.

Official's preliminary investigation indicated Lutz was walking with a friend down Holland Road when the suspect opened fire, striking Lutz.

Responding officers say they were able to gather information from other witnesses, which assisted them in locating evidence that led to a suspect.

In the early morning hours on July 23rd, a search warrant was conducted in the 900 block of Truro Court and the suspect was taken into custody without incident.

25-year-old Dornell Marcus Collins Jr. of Virginia Beach was arrested and charged with murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

There is no further information.

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