Updated Release 12/25/15:
NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk police have identified the man killed in a deadly shooting on Christmas Eve. 35-year-old Randy Earl James was shot and killed in his Ocean View apartment in the 1200 block of W. Ocean View Avenue shortly after 5:45 p.m.
Police have not released any suspect information, but encourage anyone who may have information about this crime to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
Previous Release 12/24/15:
NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk police detectives are now working a homicide investigation in Ocean View.
Norfolk dispatchers were contacted shortly after 5:45 p.m. for a possible gunshot victim in the 1200 block of W. Ocean View Avenue. Arriving police discovered a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound inside a residence.
Medics pronounced the man dead at the scene.
Police have not released any suspect information at this time, but are strongly encouraging anyone who may have any information about this homicide to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at either:
TEXT: text "NORFOLK" and your tip information to 274637 (CRIMES)
WEB: submit a web tip to www.norfolkcrimeline.com
The victim's identity will not be released until his family has been properly notified.
There is no further information available for release at this time.