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Posted on: October 14, 2019

[ARCHIVED] 2 people injured in shooting Monday night inside MacArthur Center

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred inside MacArthur Center Monday night that left two people injured.  

Around 8:20 p.m., police were called to MacArthur Center located at 300 Monticello Avenue for a gunshot disturbance. When police arrived, they located a 56-year-old woman suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. She was transported to the hospital and is expected to be okay.

While police were on-scene, a 23-year-old man arrived at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

The suspects, pictured here, fled the scene before police arrived.macarthurmallsuspects

The preliminary investigation has revealed that the two suspects were walking inside the mall on the lower-level and encountered another young man. The three exchanged words, and subsequently, the 23-year-old man was shot. During the incident, a woman who was an innocent bystander, was also shot.

“This is an unfortunate incident,” said Chief Larry D Boone, while he addressed the media during a press conference Monday night.  

MacArthur Center was placed on lock-down for approximately an hour while police investigated.

This shooting is considered an isolated incident.

Detectives encourage anyone with information to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3 mobile app.

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