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Posted on: September 3, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Man found dead in Ocean View

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) - Norfolk police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a man that was found dead in Ocean View.

Around 5:50 a.m. dispatchers received a call for a person with an unknown problem in the 2100 block of Pretty Lake Avenue. When police arrived, they found an adult man lying in the street with an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

His death has been classified as an active homicide investigation. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will provide the official cause of death. 

The man’s identity will not be released until his family members have been properly notified.

Detectives have not released any suspect information at this time, but encouraged anyone with information about this incident 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

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