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The original item was published from 12/16/2015 11:45:00 AM to 12/22/2015 12:00:00 AM.

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Posted on: December 15, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Grimes Avenue shooting leaves man dead

Updated Release 12/16/15:
Norfolk, VA- Police have identified the victim after yesterday's deadly shooting incident.

Norfolk police responded to the 6300 block of Grimes Avenue after reports of a possible gunshot victim. Police arrived to find 26-year-old Rohan Young lying in the roadway with an apparent gunshot wound. Medics pronounced Mr. Young dead at the scene.

Detectives encourage anyone with any information about this incident to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

There is no further information available for release.

Previous Release 12/15/15:

Norfolk, VA - An early-evening shooting left one man dead and police searching for answers.

Shortly after 4:30 p.m. this afternoon, Norfolk dispatchers were contacted about several gunshots heard in the area of Grimes Avenue and North Lakeland Drive.

Police arrived to find a man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds in the 6300 block of Grimes Avenue. The man was pronounced dead the scene.

Detectives are not releasing the victim’s identity until his family has been properly notified.

At this time, police have not disclosed any suspect description and continue to encourage anyone who may have information about this incident 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 suspect or other information is available for release at this time.

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