Suspect arrested in Virginia Beach murder case


VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating a deadly shooting in the 600 block of Old Post Road. 

Sunday night, Virginia Beach police tweeted a report of shots fired just before 9:15 p.m. 

Monday, they confirmed the shooting turned deadly.  Police arrived and located the male victim, who has been identified as 41-year-old Mark Burke. He was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

Investigators arrested the suspect, 49-year-old Roger Yancy of Virginia Beach, and charged him with 2nd degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. 

Police say Burke and Yancy knew each other. 

WAVY’s Joe Fisher is gathering new information. Stay with WAVY for updates.

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