VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Shots were fired between a Virginia Beach Police officer and a suspect after a robbery at a 7-Eleven in the 1700 block of South Independence Boulevard late Thursday night.
At 11:20 p.m., officers were called to the store where two suspects were leaving after a robbery.
When confronted by police, one of the suspects fired at the officers. Virginia Beach Police say an officer fired back.
Both suspects ran after the shooting, and a K-9 officer was able to find one of the suspects. This suspect was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The other suspect was found down the road after fleeing the scene. This suspect was unharmed.
20-year-old Jasper Miles Wynn and 20-year-old Jankil Tiashion McPhail were the two suspects arrested.
Wynn is charged with Robbery. Additional charges for Attempted Capital Murder, Conspiracy, Abduction, and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony are forthcoming. McPhail is charged with two counts of Attempted Capital Murder, Conspiracy, Abduction, two counts of Robbery, and five counts of Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.
Additional charges may be forthcoming. No officers were hurt in the incident.
Police are not looking for anyone else who may have been involved.