Man arrested, charged with attempted malicious wounding after Chesapeake Police officer shot

Chesapeake Police vehicle
Posted at 4:56 AM, Sep 03, 2021

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - A 20-year-old Chesapeake man was arrested and charged after an officer was shot while responding to a suspicious vehicle call late Thursday night.

According to the Chesapeake Police Department, officers responded to the 1000 block of Seaboard Ave. at about 11:15 p.m. Thursday for the call. When police arrived, someone fired shots while the officer was still in his car.

Police say the officer was in an unmarked vehicle in the South Norfolk section of Chesapeake.

The injured officer was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive.

Tre Von Price, 20, was arrested Friday and criminally charged with attempted malicious wounding, shooting at a vehicle, discharging a firearm with injury and using a firearm in commission of a felony.

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in connection to the shooting, but more charges could come as the investigation unfolds.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887), Submit a tip online at, or on their smartphone on the P3Tips app Callers are never asked to give their name or required to testify in court. If a caller’s tip leads to an arrest, the recovery of drugs or stolen property they could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.

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