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Man’s body found in park near Virginia Zoo

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Posted at 12:56 PM, Jul 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-18 12:56:19-04

NORFOLK, Va. — Police working to figure out who killed a man found in Lafayette Park, near the Virginia Zoo, Monday morning.

“Police were called to the 3500 block of Granby Street for a man lying on the ground unconscious and not breathing. When police arrived, they discovered the man with an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedic’s pronounced the man dead at the scene,” a Norfolk Police spokesperson said. “Detectives have classified this investigation homicide, and will not release man’s identity until a proper next of kin notification is made.”

Anyone with information about this crime was asked to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).