Under investigation: Dump truck flips on Blackwater Road; two men found shot on Poppy Crescent, no suspect

November 25, 2017

Emergency Communications received a call on Nov. 22, 2017, at 10:29 a.m., about a single vehicle accident in the 5100 block of Blackwater Road in Princess Anne.


Officers on scene located an overturned dump truck.


The adult male driver suffered minor injuries and was released on the scene.


This case is still active and under investigation.


Also, on November 22, 2017, at approximately 2:06 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call about a firearms violation in the 1200 block of Blue Jay Drive in Lynnhaven.


There was a group of people at this location. 


Once gunshots were heard, all parties left the scene. 


At 2:13 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call in the 3500 block of Poppy Crescent, in the Lynnhaven area, about two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds.


It is unknown if the injuries to both of the victims were life-threatening.


Both males were transported by Emergency Medical Services to local hospitals​.


The gunshot wounds are believed to be related to the initial firearms violation call at the 1200 block of Blue Jay Drive.


There is no suspect information available at this time.


This is still a very active case.


This case remains under investigation by members of the Department's Homicide Unit. 


Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or by texting "VBTIP" and the information to CRIMES (274637).


Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest. 


No further information is available at this time. 


Photo: Sun stock image.

Photo: Sun stock image.


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