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Posted on: April 12, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Police identify victim of Wednesday night homicide

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives have identified the man fatally shot Wednesday night in the 200 block of Nicholson Street.

The man has been identified as Robert T. Lucas III, 27, of the 7700 block of Restmere Road.

Police were called to the 200 block of Nicholson Street just after 9:20 p.m. for a report of a gunshot disturbance. When officers arrived they located Lucas outside a residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Lucas was pronounced dead at the scene.

This fatal shooting marks the 10th homicide this year for Norfolk. Suspects have been arrested or charged in eight of those homicides.

Since the shooting, officers have stepped-up patrols around Nicholson Street. Residents should expect to see officers walking, riding bicycles and driving in police cars.

As detectives continue to investigate this deadly shooting, they ask anyone with information to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.

Police have not released any suspect information, motive, or the circumstance surrounding this homicide investigation.  

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