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Motorcyclist hits tree, dies; man found shot dead on 16th Street


A man was found yesterday afternoon about 3:35 p.m., in a crashed vehicle, suffering from a gunshot wound, after Virginia Beach police and rescue personnel responded to the 700 block of 16th Street at the Oceanfront.

Emergency Medical Services transported the adult male to a local hospital where he subsequently died.

Investigators have determined that the man was shot prior to the vehicle crashing.

Detectives do not believe that this was a random act of violence and the case remains an active homicide investigation. ​

Motorcyclist dies after losing control

A motorcyclist died yesterday after a motorcycle crash in the 3700 block of West Neck Road in Princess Anne.

Travelling northbound on the road, the driver was approaching a near 90-degree curve, was unable to maintain control, causing the vehicle to leave the roadway and strike a tree.

The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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