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The original item was published from 9/24/2015 1:13:00 PM to 9/24/2015 1:14:46 PM.

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Posted on: September 24, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Afternoon shooting in Norfolk sends elementary school on lockdown


A shooting in Norfolk this afternoon near an elementary school sends one man to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

Shortly before 11:30 am, police responded to the 2600 block of Middle Avenue for a report of 54-year-old man who had been shot outside of a residence.

The man was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Lindenwood Elementary School was placed on a precautionary lockdown for thirty minutes while police investigated.

Police ask anyone with information to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at either:

CALL: 1-888-LOCK-U-UP? (1-888-562-5887)
TEXT: Text "NORFOLK" and your tip information to 274637 (CRIMES)
WEB: Submit a web-tip at:

No other information is available for release at this time.

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