2 shot and injured near Newtown Road Taco Bell in Norfolk, suspect arrested


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a man and a woman were shot Monday night near a Taco Bell on Newtown Road in Norfolk and a suspect is now in custody.

Dispatchers said the call came in just before 5 p.m. Monday reporting gunshots in the area of the 600 block of Newtown Road.

Two people were shot: a 30-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman. Their injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Police say the preliminary investigation found that 23-year-old Tyrik E. Brown, of Portsmouth, shot the victims during a physical altercation. He was arrested at the scene and charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm and reckless handling of a firearm.

Tyrik E. Brown (Courtesy of Norfolk Police Department)

He’s being held at Norfolk City Jail with bond denied.

Those with information can submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, downloading the P3 tips app to a mobile device, or visiting www.P3tips.com and submitting a tip.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates.

Download the WAVY News App to keep up with the latest news, weather and sports from WAVY-TV 10. Available in both the Apple and Google Play stores.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

WAVY Twitter Widget

***Don’t Miss Module Removal CSS***

WAVY Facebook