VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Virginia Beach Police have identified the victim in what they said was a homicide that took place early Monday morning.

At 3:48 a.m., Virginia Beach Emergency Communications and Citizen Services received a call about a shooting in the city at an unknown address, police said, and officers were finally directed to Harpers Road, where they found Kyree Blackledge, 21, of Hampton dead.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Virginia Beach Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 757-385-4101 or anonymously through the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.


Virginia Beach Police are investigating a homicide on Harpers Road and Nauticus Circle.

Police received a call at 7:10 a.m. about a shooting at an unknown location near a storage facility.

Virginia Beach Police were contacted by the victim’s family who were able to give an accurate location to the victim.

The victim has been identified, but not all family members have been notified.

Police say a name will be released soon.

Harpers Road from Phantom Boulevard to Nauticus Circle will be closed during the police investigation.

This is near Naval Air Station Oceana.

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