Police arrest man in connection with murder of Norfolk store clerk

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NORFOLK, Va. – Police have arrested a man in connection with the fatal shooting of 41-year-old Tony Boulos.

Officers arrested 22-year-old Byron Joyce on December 2. He has been charged with second degree murder and use of firearm in commission of a felony.

He is being held at the Norfolk City Jail without bond.

Byron Joyce has been charged with second degree murder and use of firearm in the commission of a felony.

Byron Joyce has been charged with second degree murder and use of firearm in the commission of a felony.

On November 29, police responded to a call about a shooting at the Shop ‘n Go located in the 600 block of E. Liberty Street.

When officers arrived, they found Boulos lying in the parking lot suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Boulos was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The property owner told News 3’s Merris Badcock that Boulos worked at the Shop ‘n Go and had just closed up the shop when the shooting happened.

“I think it was a dispute over change or something,” said Louie Santana, a cousin of the victim. “He was shot 5 times and they just left him for dead.”

People who lived near the scene remember hearing five gunshots.

“We were sleeping. It was a little after midnight, and we heard pow-pow-pow-pow-pow,” said one Berkley neighborhood resident.

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