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Posted on: December 30, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Norfolk man recovering at local hospital after being robbed and shot

NORFOLK, Va. – A man is recovering at the hospital today after he was reportedly robbed and shot Wednesday evening in the Lindenwood section of Norfolk.

Shortly before 6:45 Wednesday evening, police received a 9-1-1 calls for a man who had been shot.

Once police arrived they found a 22-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics transported the man to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

The man told police that while he was driving in the 700 block of Lindewood Avenue, two unknown men approached his car and all three men began to argue.

During the argument, the men took money from the man, and shot him before fleeing the area on foot. .

Both suspects are described as black men in their late teens to early twenties.

Detectives 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:

Your tip could earn you a cash reward.

No other information is available for release at this time.

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