Update: Man found dead near Norfolk church now identified

Update: Police have now identified the person who was found dead near a Norfolk church on Tuesday. 

They have identified the victim as Illinois D. Johnson. 

If you have any information about this case, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Norfolk, Va. – Norfolk police are now investigating after they say a male victim was found dead early Tuesday morning.

Police received reports of a shooting at 6:18 a.m. They responded to the 400 block of East Bute Street, where they say the male victim was found suffering from gunshot wounds; he was pronounced dead on the scene at 6:24 a.m. 

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

NewsChannel 3 is working to find more details – updates will be posted as they become available.