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Posted on: August 26, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Suspect charged in connection with homicide on Mariners Way

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A man is now facing charges related to a shooting in June that left a man dead.

Around 4:00 a.m. on June 11, 2021, police were called to the 500 block of Mariners Way for the report of a gunshot victim. When Officers arrived, they found Thomas E. Alexander III, 22, of Norfolk, suffering from a gunshot wound. Alexander III was pronounced deceased at the scene.

As a result of their investigation, detectives have arrested and charged 19-year-old Jacques K. Ruffin, of Norfolk, with second degree murder and use of a firearm. 

Detectives have not released the motive or circumstance surrounding this incident.Arrest Photo - Jacques K Ruffin

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