CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - Police have identified a woman who was found with a fatal gunshot wound Sunday afternoon at an apartment in Chesapeake.
According to Officer Leo Kosinski with the Chesapeake Police Department, officers responded to the 2500 block of Gilmerton Road for a report of gun shots fired inside an apartment around 3 p.m.
Once on scene, Officer Kosinski said officers found 37-year-old Latasha M. Kolk, deceased, with a gunshot wound.
Residents in the area say they were taken aback when they learned what happened.
"It's shocking," said resident Akhia Bunn. "It's sad like, I really didn't think nothing like this would happen out here."
A resident who asked WAVY.com not to reveal her name said, "It's terrible. It's horrible that something like this happens
right in front of your house, I've never seen this in my whole life."
Police have classified the shooting as a death investigation at this time. Stay with WAVY.com for the latest details as they become available.
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