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The original item was published from 10/31/2015 3:53:00 PM to 11/8/2015 12:00:01 AM.

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Posted on: October 31, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Norfolk police respond to morning homicide

Norfolk Police Detectives continue to investigate a morning shooting that left a man dead.

Shortly after 3:15 a.m., police responded to the intersection of W. 35th Street and Killam Avenue for a possible gunshot victim. Upon arrival, officers located 20-year-old Joseph Bose suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. Medics immediately responded; however, Mr. Bose passed away from his injuries at the scene.

The incident has been classified as an active homicide investigation and police have not released any suspect information.

Hampton University released a statement on their website shortly before 3:00 p.m. referencing their relationship with Mr. Bose. The Norfolk Police Department extends their condolences to Mr. Bose’s family, as well as the Hampton University community.

Follow the link to view Hampton University’s release:

Norfolk Police encourage anyone who may have any information regarding this homicide to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at the following:

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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