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

Norfolk

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.

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