Suspects in custody after shooting near Virginia Beach Oceanfront

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Marcus J Eliot Jr., 22, from Alexandria, Virginia has been charged with Felonious Assault and Use of a Firearm. He is being held in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center without bond.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Beach Police Department has detained two men in after a shooting in the 1000 block of 19th Street Friday night.

One of the suspects in the shooting is Marcus J. Elliot Jr., 22, and he has been charged with Felonious Assault and Use of a Firearm. He is being held in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center.

Around 8:14 p.m., officers were near the intersection of 19th Street and Parks Avenue when they heard what was believed to be gunshots coming from the area.

Within minutes, police located a suspect vehicle in the 1900 block of Pavilion Drive.

Authorities were advised that a man suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound walked into a local hospital at 8:22 p.m. They determined that these two incidents are related.

The suspects are currently detained for questioning.

The investigation is still active.

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