The suspect, Devon Maurice Dorsey Jr., is already in police custody facing charges related to one of the Oceanfront shootings on March 26 that injured multiple people, according to a police spokeswoman.
On January 23, just after 5:30 p.m., police say they responded to the 900 block of Atlantis Drive in Virginia Beach for reports of a shooting. Officers responded to the scene and say they found a man who’d been shot in the back as a result of a robbery.
He was taken to the hospital with an injury police believed to be life-threatening.
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The preliminary investigation originally led to detectives detaining two individuals. 10 On Your Side is working to learn if Dorsey Jr. was one of the individuals originally detained.
As a result of their investigation, documents show warrants were obtained for 20-year-old Devon Maurice Dorsey Jr. on April 9 for robbery, malicious wounding, and use of a firearm.
Police say 23-year-old Montrell McIntyre was also taken into custody not long after the shooting and is facing similar charges.
Dorsey Jr. and two other suspects were charged in connection to the March 26 shooting at the Oceanfront face seven counts of felonious assault, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and reckless handling of a firearm.
Dorsey Jr. is expected back in court on April 12.