NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – As blizzard conditions approach, Norfolk police are searching for a fugitive known to be armed and dangerous.
Detectives have charged 24-year-old Khiree Akeem Smith with multiple felonies following a domestic dispute that turned violent.
Police say Smith and the mother of their children were involved in a physical altercation Thursday evening. Following the altercation, Smith forced his two young children and their mother into a car at gunpoint and threatened to shoot the family. The mother was forced out of the vehicle shortly thereafter and was able to contact emergency dispatchers.
Early Friday, police located the children unharmed. Smith remains a fugitive and has been charged with eight felonies in connection to this incident. His charges are as follows:
-Abduction (3 counts)
-Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony (3 counts)
-Felony Child Endangerment (2 counts)
Police describe Smith as a black male, approximately 6’3” in height and 165 pounds. He has a medium complexion, black hair worn in dreadlocks and brown eyes. Last seen, he had slight facial hair shaved into a goatee. Smith is a Norfolk resident and known to frequent the 3500 block of Seay Avenue.
Police encourage anyone who may have information about this incident or Smith’s location to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.