Police: 18-year-old shot on Pacels Way in Chesapeake; homicide investigation underway


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Police have identified an 18-year-old man found shot to death in Chesapeake Wednesday night.

Officers got the call for gunshots heard in the 1300 block of Pacels Way around 10:20 p.m. Wednesday.

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When they got to the scene, they found a man dead in the roadway with a gunshot wound. Police identified the victim on Friday as Maurice Wilson.

Police closed Pacels Way to traffic from the intersection of Fentress loop through the 1400 block of Pacels Way while they investigated.

The incident is still under investigation.

Chesapeake police posted on the Ring App on Thursday asking people in the area to check their devices and see if they recorded anything suspicious that could help the investigation.

One neighbor shared a clip of their Ring Video with 10 On Your Side. The video shows two individuals running down Pacels Way to a parked car. The video was filmed directly after the shooting.

Another neighbor nearby said he heard two distinct gunshots that night.

Everyone 10 On Your Side spoke to said they were shocked this happened in what they call a “peaceful, family-friendly, safe neighborhood.”

Those with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3 Tips app on their Apple or Android device or at www.p3Tips.com.

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