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Posted on: June 19, 2016

[ARCHIVED] A shooting in Norfolk leaves a man dead


NORFOLK, Va. - An early morning shooting on Argonne Avenue has left a man dead.

Norfolk police were dispatched to the 3500 block of Argonne Avenue around 3:50 a.m. on Sunday, June 19, 2016, for a possible gunshot victim. When they arrived, they found 44-year-old William M. Johnson, III, lying on the ground suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Paramedics pronounced Johnson deceased on scene.

There is no suspect information at this time, as this investigation is in the preliminary stages.

Norfolk detectives ask anyone with information about this homicide 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 to

No other information is available for release at this time.

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