Special grand jury to investigate Donovon Lynch shooting
Donovon Lynch was shot and killed by a Virginia Beach Police officer during a violent night at the Oceanfront last March.
Author: 13News Now Staff
Published: 6:14 PM EDT September 13, 2021
Updated: 6:14 PM EDT September 13, 2021
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A special grand jury has been called to investigate the shooting death of 25-year-old Donovan Lynch.
Lynch, a Black man, was shot and killed by a Virginia Beach Police Officer back on March 26. It happened during a violent night at the Oceanfront. In addition to Lynch, a woman, Deshayla Harris, was also killed. No suspect has been identified in Harris' slaying.
Lynch's father, Wayne Lynch, filed a $50 million federal lawsuit against the City of Virginia Beach and the officer who allegedly killed Lynch, Solomon Simmons III.
A source tells 13News Now they are unsure when the grand jury will meet.