Man arrested in connection to Thursday night shooting in Norfolk

Antoine Harris is charged with malicious wounding, use of firearm in commission of a felony, and shooting into an occupied dwelling.

Antoine Harris is charged with malicious wounding, use of firearm in commission of a felony, and shooting into an occupied dwelling.

NORFOLK, Va. – A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a shooting that occurred Thursday night in Norfolk.

Police officers patrolling on Harmon Street heard multiple gunshots around 9 p.m. Thursday night. As officers arrived at the scene of the shooting in the 1600 block of Harmon Street, they spotted a man running from the area.

After chasing the man and searching the area, 23-year-old Antoine Harris was taken into custody without incident.

While officers were looking for Harris, several other officers found a 31-year-old woman inside a home suffering from gunshot wounds. She was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with serious injuries but is expected to recover.

Harris has been charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and shooting into an occupied dwelling.

He is currently in the Norfolk City Jail being held on no bond.