The City of Hopewell, Virginia
Hopewell Police Department
Kamran Afzal, Chief of Police
For Further Information Contact: Lieutenant Michael Langford
Criminal Investigations Unit – (804) 541-2284
Release Number: 2019-12312019 December 31, 2019
**Police investigating incident at Community Center Skate Park**
[Hopewell, VA]-On December 30, 2019 at approximately 2:55 PM, officers responded to 100 East City Point Road, Hopewell Community Center Skate Park for reported shots fired. Patrol officers and detectives arrived locating a group of juveniles running from the area of the skate park. A juvenile subject was located a short time after that and admitted to firing a “Starter Pistol”. Officers are working with juvenile intake on charges. No individuals were injured or property damaged during the incident. There is no threat to the Community Center or the community.
Persons with information on this crime and who wish to remain anonymous may contact the Hopewell Prince George Crimesolvers hotline in Hopewell at (804) 541-2202 or provide their tip using the P3tips mobile app.
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Last modified: December 31, 2019