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Posted on: April 21, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Detective Division investigates shooting incident

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk detectives are investigating an evening shooting incident that left one hospitalized.

At 7:45 p.m., Norfolk dispatchers received reports of a possible gunshot victim in the 6200 block of Alexander Street. Officers immediately responded to the area and located what appears to be a 12-year-old juvenile suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

The boy was alert and spoke with police prior to being transported to an area hospital. His injuries are considered non-life threatening at this time.

Norfolk police detectives are canvassing the neighborhood for possible leads, but have not released any suspect description.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at:

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:

There is no further information available for release at this time.

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