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Subject detained after man injured in shooting near Virginia Wesleyan University

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Posted at 11:27 AM, Aug 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-25 16:49:16-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - One person was detained after a shooting near Virginia Wesleyan University Thursday morning.

According to the Virginia Beach Police Department, dispatch received a call at 10:08 a.m. for a gunshot wound in the 5600 block of Campus Drive.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital with what is believed to be a non-life threatening injury.

Police said there is no threat to the public.

30-year-old Sydnesia Lynn Diggs of Virginia Beach was arrested and charged with aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

The case remains under investigation by the department's Homicide Unit.

If you or someone you know has any information in this case that could lead to an arrest, take action and call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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