VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A man has been sentenced to 33 years in prison for a 2021 shooting that left the suspect’s friend dead.

According to a press release, 38-year-old Abdiel Quinones Berrios was sentenced to 43 years with 10 years suspended for second-degree murder and use of a firearm. This leaves Berrios with 33 years to serve.

Abdiel Quinones Berrios

These charges stem from a shooting in June 2021 at the Linkhorn Bay Apartment on Fountain Lake Drive. When officers arrived on the scene, they found 33-year-old Emmanuel Angel Miranda-Rivera suffering from gunshot wounds.

He was later pronounced dead on the scene.

According to the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, several people witnessed the murder. Berrios had fled the scene, but police located him within minutes with the help of police K-9 units.