Suspect in custody after man shot, killed near Virginia Beach Town Center

Posted at 6:37 PM, Feb 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-18 12:27:36-05

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A man was shot to death at the corner of Constitution Drive and Virginia Beach Boulevard Friday evening.

Around 6:14 p.m., officers arrived on scene and found 37-year-old Brian Orlando Hicks lying in the parking lot of the Pembroke East Shopping Center. Medics pronounced him dead on scene.

A preliminary investigation revealed that there was a confrontation between two people in the parking lot when one person pulled out a gun and fired shots. The shooter, another man, stayed on scene and waited for police to arrive.

The suspect was taken to the detective bureau to be questioned.

The investigation into this incident is still in its very early stages, and police say there is no further information at this time.

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