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Norfolk police investigate overnight homicide

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Norfolk, Va. – Police are now investigating an overnight homicide in Norfolk.

A call was received at 2:12 a.m. for a “Suspicious Situation” in the 1200 block of Middle Avenue.

Police arrived and searched for two males alleged to have been seen getting into a vehicle.

The search for the two males led officers to a home in the 900 block of Rugby Street, where a broken window was located.

Officers called for a K-9 to respond and clear the residence.

Police found an unresponsive man inside of the home with injuries consistent with gunshot wounds.

The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene at approximately 2:47 a.m.

The identification of the victim will be released after next of kin is notified.

Homicide detectives are investigating the incident for motive, suspects, and witnesses, police say.

Anyone who may have information regarding this homicide is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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