Charges withdrawn against man in 2017 Norfolk homicide


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Charges have been withdrawn against a man charged in connection to a 2017 Norfolk homicide.

Gary Lee Drew Jr. was accused of shooting and killing 31-year-old Claude M. Smith on Ivaloo Street last December. Another man was injured in the shooting.

Court records show charges of first-degree murder, use of a firearm in a felony and malicious wounding were nolle prossed — or withdrawn — in court on Monday.

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