Public Safety Blotter Articles

UPDATE: Police Investigating Shooting Near Brownsville Road

Date: October 18, 2022
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3


As originally reported, this investigation was very active throughout the night. It has been determined there were only two victims related to this shooting. One victim was found on-scene as reported and transported in good condition.

The second self-transported to a local hospital.


At approximately 9:53 p.m. on October 18th, Zone 3 officers responded to a Shotspotter alert in the area of Zone 3 and Mount Oliver at Louisa Way. 

A male with a gunshot wound to the leg was found in the area of Brownsville and Laughlin Avenue. He was transported by paramedics to a local hospital. 

A short time later, two other victims self-transported to at an area hospital with gunshot wounds.

All victims’ conditions were believed to be stable at time of transport or treatment. 

The Mobile Crime Unit processed the scene and VCU is investigating. 

There is no one in custody at this time. 

The investigation is still in preliminary phases and more details will be posted to the blotter if/when they become available.

Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller