NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a deadly shooting that took place Friday evening. This homicide led officers to a barricade situation Saturday morning.
Shortly before 7:00 p.m. Friday night dispatchers received multiple calls for gunshots heard in the 100 block of W. Ocean Avenue. When officers arrived, they found an adult man laying outside with life-threatening gunshot wounds. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.
The preliminary investigation led police to the 8700 block of Commodore Drive where a car matching the description of the suspects’ car was found. The investigation further revealed the owner of the car was inside the home.
Members of the Norfolk Police Negotiation Team tried to make contact with the man inside the house. After being unsuccessful with these attempts, at 12:25 Saturday afternoon, he was found dead inside the residence. His body will be transported to The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the exact cause of death.
Detectives have not released a motive or the circumstances surrounding this incident and ask for anyone with information to call the Norfolk Crime Line 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.
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