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Virginia Beach Police identify 2 more men wanted in connection with drive-by shooting near Lynnhaven Mall that left 3 people, including infant, hurt

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Posted at 6:17 PM, Sep 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-29 18:20:36-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Police are looking for two additional men wanted in connection with a drive-by shooting near Lynnhaven Mall in Virginia Beach that left two adults and an infant hurt on September 14.

On September 14, police responded to a drive-by shooting at the intersection of Lynnhaven Parkway and Avenger Drive. A number spent shell casings on Lynnhaven Parkway, as well as damage from gunfire to the Taco Bell located at 2009 Lynnhaven Parkway.

Police later determined that that three people were hit by bullets during this incident: Two adults and an infant. The infant and one of the adults suffered from life-threatening injuries, while the second adult's injuries were non-life-threatening.

23-year-old Keion N. Jones, of Virginia Beach, is wanted on various weapons violations and 20-year-old Dominic J. Veale Jr., of Portsmouth, is wanted for felonious assault and weapons violations in connection to the Sept. 14 incident.

Police previously announced that they have secured arrest warrants for 20-year-old Tanell Shyhiem Platt of Virginia Beach for three counts of felonious assault, reckless handling of a firearm, use of a firearm in commission of a felony and shooting from a vehicle.

The Virginia Beach Police Department's Warrant Fugitive Squad is currently trying to find Platt.

Anyone with information who knows where the three suspect may be is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted online here via the P3 Tips app.