NORFOLK, Va. - Officers responded to a fatal shooting that happened in the 7800 block of Ogden Avenue.
The call about a possible gunshot victim came in on Saturday, just before 3 a.m.
When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from a single gunshot wound.
Medics took the man to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
The victim has been identified as 25-year-old Michael A. Raether. His last known residence was on a Norfolk-based Naval ship.
According to police, a preliminary investigation shows that Raether was the target of an attempted robbery.
During the robbery, the suspect shot the victim and ran away.
The suspect is described as a black male with a light complexion. He was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt.
Police are investigating the case as an active homicide.
If you have any information about this incident, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.