Security guard shot in Virginia Beach

Aqua Lounge hookah bar (WAVY/Joel Hilton)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A security guard was transported to a local hospital after being shot early Friday morning.

Virginia Beach Police were called to the Aqua Lounge hookah bar in the 5400 block of Virginia Beach Boulevard around 2:15 a.m.

When they arrived, officers found a security guard suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso. He was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition, according to police.

Police say preliminary investigation is revealing a man got into an argument at the business and was escorted from the building by security. The suspect was seen getting into the passenger seat of silver vehicle. As the vehicle was exiting the parking lot, the suspect shot in the direction of security, striking the victim.

Stay with WAVY.com for more information on this developing story.

Locator map of 5476 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Locator map of 5476 Virginia Beach Blvd.

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