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Posted on: March 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Man arrested for Wiley Drive homicide

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) - A Norfolk man has been arrested for a shooting that left a man dead Wednesday morning. 

On March 17, 2021 around 12:55 a.m. police were dispatched to a home in the 600 block of Wiley Drive for the report of a gunshot victim. When Officers arrived, they found 31-year-old, Eddie M. Jenkins, of Norfolk, suffering from a gunshot wound inside of the home. Jenkins was pronounced deceased at the scene.

As a result of the investigation, Curtis E. Copeland, 19, was arrested and charged with 2nd degree murder and use of a firearm.

Detectives have not released the motive or circumstances surrounding this homicide.

Copeland is currently being held in the Norfolk City Jail with no bond. 

Anyone with information about this homicide is encouraged to call the Norfolk Crime Line at  1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3 Tips mobile app.

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Arrest Photo - Curtis E Copeland

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