Police: man not shot, struck by unknown object

Police and forensics investigate a shooting in the 1700 block of Hiawatha Drive

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach Police have confirmed a man who was injured Friday morning was not shot, but instead struck with an unknown object in the head.

Officers responded to the 1700 block of Hiawatha Drive for a report of a gunshot victim, around 2:10 a.m. Upon arrival, officers found a manwith a head injury.

Dispatchers had said the man was shot in the head, but once taken to a hospital, officials determined that was not the case. His injuries are not life-threatening.

Through the investigation, detectives have determined that two unknown black males entered the residence and assaulted the male. No items were taken.

Authorities continue to investigate.

 

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