VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - A Virginia Beach police officer on routine patrol in the Second Precinct heard what appeared to be gunshots in the area around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.
Tonya Borman with the Virginia Beach Police Department said the officer continued to investigate the noise and found a vehicle with bullet holes in the Atlantis Apartment complex in the area of Hope Avenue.
Borman said an officer found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound inside the car. That victim, identified as 20-year-old Donte D. Hines, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The shooting was later classified as a homicide, Grazia Moyers with the Virginia Beach Police Department said.
Around 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Moyers said Hines was actually not found in a vehicle, as the original press release from Virginia Beach Police stated. Hines was shot in the roadway.
A vehicle with bullet holes was towed from the scene as evidence.
Officers and detectives are continuing to investigate the situation. Stay tuned to WAVY.com for more details on this developing story.
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