CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Police have charged a 30-year-old man in connection with a shots fired incident a week earlier that put Great Bridge Primary School on lockdown.
Chesapeake Police Department received calls of shots being heard in the area of the Great Bridge Community Center on Nov. 8.
Some children were on the playground at Great Bridge Primary, and were taken inside as a form of caution, but no additional safety protocols were recommended by police. Preschool students on buses were held offsite until the school was given the all clear after around 45 minutes.
On Nov. 14, the Chesapeake Police Department secured several charges against 30-year-old Michael Andrew Taylor Jr. in connection with the gunshots fired near the school. He is currently being held without bond on eight felony charges, including firearm use in the commission of a felony, attempt stab, cut, wound with malicious intent and discharging a firearm on public property within 1000 feet of a school.
The investigation is still ongoing.
If you have any information about this case, you can submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, downloading the P3 tips app to a mobile device, or visiting www.P3tips.com and submitting a tip.