Four charged in VB deadly armed robbery

Andrew Daniel, Jahmon Blount and Taji Blackston
Andrew Daniel, Jahmon Blount and Taji Blackston

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Four teenagers, including a 16-year-old, are facing charges for a July 30 murder in Virginia Beach.

24-year-old Gilbert McGriff III was found shot in the 1300 block of Sierra Drive around 9 p.m. He died at a local hospital the same night.

On August 27, Virginia Beach Police announced the arrests of four men for the crime: Andrew Daniel, 18, Taji Blackston, 18 and Jahmon Blount, 19, are being held in the Virginia Beach Corectional Center without bond. The 16-year-old suspect is at the Juvenile Detention Center. Each of the suspects is charged with 2nd degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, conspiracy to commit a robbery and attempted robbery. Blackston and Blount also face an attempted burglary charge.

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