NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives have detained three people,
including one of the people shot, following a shooting inside MacArthur Center
Around 2:15 p.m., a fight occurred between two groups of
people inside the first floor of MacArthur Center. During the altercation, two
people were shot.
When officers arrived, they found an 18-year-old and a
16-year-old suffering from non-life-threatening gunshots wounds. The
16-year-old was transported to Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters
while the 18-year-old was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Both are
expected to be okay.
As a result of the investigation, three 18-year-old men have
been detained and charges are pending. One of the three people detained was the
18-year-old man found shot inside the mall.
MacArthur Center was placed on lock-down for approximately
two hours while police investigated the incident. The mall has since reopened
This shooting is being investigated as an isolated incident
and the investigation is ongoing. Once formal charges are secured and updated
release will follow.
Detectives have not released any suspect information;
however, they ask for anyone with information to call the Norfolk Crime Line
at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3Tips mobile
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