Person in custody after child walks into Virginia Beach hospital with gunshot wound

Posted at 11:14 PM, Aug 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-03 23:14:42-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A person of interest is in custody after a child was shot in Virginia Beach Monday night, police say.

Around 9:44 p.m., a boy of unknown age walked into a local hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

A preliminary investigation suggests that the boy was shot in the 3900 block of Holland Road.

While a person of interest is in custody, this incident is still in the early stages of investigation.

Police say there is no continued threat to public safety.

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