NORFOLK, Va. – Two separate shooting incidents have left three people hospitalized, one person dead and police searching for leads.
Around 10:45 p.m. police responded to the 1700 block of Vernon Drive for reports of a possible gunshot victim. When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. He was transported by paramedics to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.
Approximately 45 minutes later, around 11:30 p.m., police were called to the 100 block of West 28th Street for a gunshot disturbance. Upon police arrival, they discovered two men suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. One man was pronounced deceased at the scene. The second man was transported by paramedics to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The third man fled the area on foot and was found on 26th Street suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Paramedics transported him to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.
As detectives continue to investigate and canvas the area for witnesses, they ask for anyone with information about these shootings, 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: www.norfolkcrimeline.com
No other information is available for release at this time.