Nail salon owner shot during robbery

WAVY/Ferlon Webster

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A man was shot during a business robbery in Chesapeake Friday night.

Around 8:15 p.m., officers responded to The Nail Elegance salon at 910 Great Bridge Boulevard, according to Officer Leo C. Kosinski with the Chesapeake Police Department.

Upon arrival, officers learned a black man wearing a ski mask entered the back of the salon and took money from two patrons and the business. As the suspect left through the back door, the salon’s owner was shot in the leg, Kosinski said.

The suspect fled on foot, and the injured victim was transported to Norfolk General Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

The incident is currently under investigation. Stay with for updates as they become available.


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