Update Release 11/21/2014: Police have identified the victim in last nights homicide on A Avenue as 22-year-old Sivad I. Morgan of the 2500 block of Ruffin Street. Detectives are actively working this case and are asking anyone with information to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or the Norfolk Homicide Section at 757-664-7023.
Previous Release: Shortly after 8:00 this evening, Norfolk Police responded to reports of a possible gunshot victim in the 800 block of A Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene by Norfolk Fire Rescue. At this time, detectives are classifying the investigation as a homicide, but have not released any suspect description. The man's identity will not be released, pending notification of next of kin. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the exact cause of death. Anyone with any information about this crime is encouraged to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or the Norfolk Homicide Section at 757-664-7023.