VB Police ID man shot to death in parking lot near Town Center

Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach Police say a man died after being shot in a parking lot Friday night at the corner of Constitution Drive and Virginia Beach Boulevard.

Police say they received a call around 6:15 p.m. reporting a shooting near the intersection.

They arrived to find a man, later identified as 37-year-old Brian Orlando Hicks, shot in the parking lot of the Pembroke East Shopping Center. That’s in the 300 block of Constitution Drive.

Medics arrived and pronounced Hicks dead at the scene, police said.

The initial investigation showed there was a confrontation between “two parties” in the parking lot. During the confrontation, a man took out a firearm and shot at Hicks.

The person who fired the weapon stayed on scene and waited for police to arrive and was taken for questioning.

As of Tuesday, there were no charges filed, Virginia Beach Police confirmed.

WAVY News spoke with a man who works nearby and was shocked to see all the commotion.

“It’s normally a pretty quiet place. I’ve been over here about 16 years working in this area. I’m shocked to see this happen this close over here,” said Alonzo Bullock. 

Stay with WAVY.com for updates.

CORRECTION: During the Friday night broadcasts of WAVY News 10 at 10 on FOX43 and WAVY News 10 at 11, the restaurant police were entering as a part of the investigation was incorrectly identified as Plaza Azteca. WAVY-TV regrets the error.

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