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Posted on: January 31, 2016

[ARCHIVED] 3 people injured during a drive-by shooting

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk Police are looking for a blue SUV Sunday evening after three people were injured during a drive-by shooting.

Shortly after 3:30 Sunday afternoon, police received several reports of gunfire in the area of Widegon Road and Partridge Street. Callers told dispatchers they heard 3 to 4 gunshots.

Once police arrived at the intersection, no gunshot victim could be found.

Several minutes later, police received a call for a 13-year-old teenager with a gunshot wound in the 1300 block of E. Tanners Creek Road. Paramedics transported him to Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters for treatment.

As police were responding to E. Tanners Creek Road, another call came in for a 16-year-old teenager with a gunshot wound on Pugh Street. He was taken to Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center for treatment.

A third victim, a 20-year-old man, arrived a Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with a gunshot wound.

All three injuries appear to be, at this time, non-life threatening.

Witnesses tell police that all three victims were at the basketball courts at Widegon Road and Partridge Street. When an unknown blue SUV drove-by and a man fired a gun toward the crowd.

The vehicle sped away prior to police arrival.

As detectives continue to interview witnesses and the three victims, they encourage 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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