VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Virginia Beach police say a ShotSpotter alert helped officers arrest a man Tuesday night.
Police responded to a ShotSpotter alert around 4:20 p.m. on August 2 in the 6000 block of Margate Avenue. When officers arrived on the scene, they located a subject in a vehicle located in the alert area.
A preliminary investigation shows the suspect fired several shots in the backyard of a residence prior to the officers’ arrival. No injuries were reported.
The suspect was identified as 30-year-old Davvon Matthews of Williamsburg.
Matthews was charged with possession of a concealed weapon and discharging a firearm in public.
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