Shooting victim identified

Published 7:36 pm Monday, December 7, 2020

The victim in a fatal Saturday night shooting at the Suffolk Wawa has been identified.

Suffolk Police say the deceased man has been identified as Torico Reaves Jr., 18, of Virginia Beach.

The shooting happened at the Wawa store in the 2900 block of Godwin Boulevard about 6 p.m. Saturday, according to a city press release.


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Police responded to the location for a report of shots fired and learned that the victim had arrived at a local hospital with life-threatening gunshot wounds and was later pronounced deceased.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing, the press release stated.

Suffolk Police ask if any citizens were present at the Wawa store Saturday evening and left prior to the arrival of Suffolk Police, that they contact Suffolk Police or use Suffolk Crime Line to share any information they may have.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also submit tips by going to or by visiting the Suffolk Police Department website at and looking for the Suffolk Crime Line link. Tipsters never have to give their names or appear in court and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.