VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. (THECOUNT) — Alvin Lamont Baum, or Norfolk, Virginia, has been identified as the man shot and killed by Virginia Beach police in the process of being arrested on a felony warrant.

Baum, 22, was fatally shot on Friday as Norfolk Police officers attempted to take him into custody. The statement from officials noted a handgun was recovered “nearby.”


Officers administered first aid, but were unable to revive Baum, according to a Virginia Beach police spokesperson.

Police did not identify the involved officers. No further details were provided in the deadly incident.

The Virginia Beach Police Department Investigative Division, the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney and the Office of Internal Affairs are investigating, reports Richmond.


Geo quick facts: Virginia Beach, a coastal city in southeastern Virginia, lies where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. A 3-mile boardwalk stretches along its beach-lined oceanfront. The bayside First Landing State Park marks the 1607 arrival of the Jamestown colonists from England. The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center exhibits ocean life including sharks, rays and sea turtles in globally themed habitats – wikipedia.