VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Three men have been arrested and one is currently wanted following a shooting that injured several people at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront on Labor Day Weekend.
According to police, officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert around 11:55 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, in the 1600 block of Atlantic Avenue. Authorities say the shooting occurred between two groups of men.
When they got to the scene, officers found two people who sustained non life-threatening gunshot wounds. Both victims were sent to a local hospital for treatment. An additional victim was located moments later and sent to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
After further investigation, police arrested 21-year-old Adrian Cuffee and 20-year-old Jaden Smith. Both have been charged with two counts of aggravated malicious wounding, shooting from a vehicle, shooting within 100 feet of a school, shooting at an occupied vehicle, and two counts of using a firearm in the commission of a felony. Both are Virginia Beach residents.
Investigators also identified two men they say were involved in the shooting. 29-year-old Newport News resident Rashad Riddick was arrested on two counts of aggravated malicious wounding, shooting from a vehicle, shooting within 100 feet of a school, shooting at an occupied vehicle, and two counts of using a firearm in the commission of a felony.
The other man, Norfolk resident David Evans has arrest warrants for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and shooting at an occupied dwelling. Evans’ whereabouts are still unknown.
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