UPDATE – 10/15/2014. Detectives have arrested 19-year-old Brian M. Winston of the 200 block of East Virginia Beach Blvd, and have charged him with 2 counts each of: Robbery, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, and Malicious Wounding. Winston was charged Monday evening, without incident.
Early this morning, around 3:15 am, police were called to the 7-11 parking lot located at Park Avenue and Brambleton Avenue for a shooting. Once police arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, identified as an NSU student, was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with what appears to be a non-life threatening injury. Police were advised that the victim and another NSU student were sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot of 7-11, when two black males approached their car and displayed a gun. The suspects took personal property and money from the victims. The suspects then shot the first victim and assaulted the second man before fleeing from the area. The second victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was treated on scene by paramedics. Norfolk Detectives are currently investigating this robbery and shooting, and anyone who may have information about this incident is encouraged to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Any information that leads to an arrest can earn a reward of up to $1,000.