UPDATE Feb. 14, 2020: Prosecutors say they have dropped charges against Shakir Holley as investigation has determined Holley acted in self defense.
Here is the email from prosectutors:
“The defendant appeared in Norfolk General District Court yesterday, 2/13/20, for the Commonwealth’s motion to nolle prosequi, or withdraw, the charges against him, including 1 count of Second Degree Murder, stemming from the 7/9/19 fatal shooting of a man, Isaiah Bond, in the 6200 block of Alexander Street. The Court granted the motion. Continuing investigation following Holley’s arrest determined the fatal shooting was the result of a self-defense situation involving Holley and Bond.”
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a suspect is in custody after a man was fatally shot in Norfolk overnight.
Norfolk police said in a news release 22-year-old Shakir H. Holley is charged with second-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Holley was charged after 23-year-old Isaiah D. Bond was found shot to death on the 1200 block of Strand Street, in the Norview neighborhood.
Police said officers were initally called to responded to the 6200 block of Alexander Street for a shooting around 12:45 a.m., where they found Holley suffering from gunshot wounds.
Dispatchers received another call moments later of a gunshot victim on Strand Street, less than half a mile away. Bond was pronounced dead at the scene.
Holley was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for treatment. Police said Holley’s injuries were not life-threatening.
Police investigated an apartment on Alexander Street during the early-morning hours. Images from the scene appeared to show two guns on the ground along with more than a dozen evidence markers.
Neighbors told 10 On Your Side’s Kiahnna Patterson they heard six gunshots and then saw a man run away. Police towed a car from the scene that had two bullet holes in the back window.
Police ask anyone with information on this incident to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.