Man dies following fight on Atlantic Avenue in Virginia Beach

13News Now Eric Kane has the story

UPDATE: Investigators have identified the victim as 25-year-old Brijan Mekyel Brown. 

According to Virginia Beach police, Brown was involved in a large fight inside the Oceans Beach Club Hotel early Sunday morning. 

Brown was allegedly shot by an unknown suspect while walking down 34th street after the fight. 

"I just looked after him," said JR Turner, a friend of Brown's who came to the shooting scene Monday. "You know, just to see somebody that you looked after, taken away so soon. It's one of them things that you don't really wish too much of."

Investigators say they are unsure if the fight at the hotel and the shooting are related. 

The case remains under investigation. 

ORIGINAL STORY: VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Virginia Beach police are investigating after a person died from injuries inflicted during a fight on Atlantic Avenue early Saturday morning.

Authorities were called to the 3400 block of Atlantic Avenue at 2:51 a.m. Officers responded and the victim was taken to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

13News Now viewer Kain Mitchell sent video of the scene as crews transported the injured person to the hospital. The person later died from their injuries.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.


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