VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — One man is injured and two people are under arrest after a robbery turned shooting in Virginia Beach.
The Virginia Beach Police Department responded to a call about a shooting in the 1300 block of Gaineford Court around 12:45 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19.
Officers found an injured 36-year-old man who was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries, police said. The preliminary investigation at the scene determined the shooting started as a robbery, police said.
After investigators were able to obtain suspect and vehicle descriptions, the VBPD Canine Squad officers were able to locate the vehicle, police said. They executed a felony traffic stop and brought two men into custody. Police identified the suspects as 30-year-old Jalen Patterson and 33-year-old Wendell Patterson, and confirmed to WAVY they are brothers.
The two were charged with robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, aggravated malicious wounding, two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and two counts of shooting in the commission of a felony.
Wendell Patterson was also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Keep up to date with the latest news on WAVY.com.