Police: Man shot on 16th St. in Va. Beach dies in hospital

Police investigate a shooting in the 700 block of 16th Street in Virginia Beach on Feb. 2, 2018. Photo courtesy of Allen Harcourt.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A man died in the hospital after being shot Tuesday afternoon on 16th Street in Virginia Beach.

Virginia Beach detectives say the shooting happened in the 700 block of 16th Street, at the Oceanfront.

Tuesday afternoon, police found a red two-door car that crashed into a utility pole on 16th Street. Inside the car, officers found a man with a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. Police said Wednesday that the man had died.

At the scene police looked over the vehicle and determined someone shot the man before the crash.

A homicide investigation is underway, according to police. The man killed in the shooting will be identified after police have notified his next of kin.

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