3-year-old boy killed in Norfolk

Posted at 6:18 AM, Apr 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-20 07:46:14-04

NORFOLK, Va. -- A three-year-old boy was shot and killed in the Ocean View section of Norfolk on Wednesday night.

"Once police and paramedics arrived on scene, they located a three-year-old child suffering from a gunshot wound. He was rushed to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital; however, he died shortly after arriving," a Norfolk Police spokesperson said. "Detectives have not released any circumstances surrounding this shooting, as they are still on scene investigating the incident."

The shooting was reported at about 7:45 p.m. along the 9500 block of 19th Bay Street.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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