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Posted on: August 8, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Police identify the man fatally shot in Ocean View


NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk police have confirmed the identity of the man found fatally shot in Ocean View as 39-year-old Omar Taylor.

Shortly before 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 4, 2016, dispatchers received a call for an unresponsive person on the beach at 15th View Street.

When police arrived, they found a man lying on the beach with apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics pronounced the man deceased at the scene.

Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this shooting, and 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 to

No suspect or other information is available for release at this time.

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