Man dies in shooting on Tidewater Drive in Norfolk Friday; suspect arrested

Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a man is dead following a shooting in Norfolk Friday night.

The shooting was reported around 9:40 p.m. in the 7400 block of Tidewater Drive, police said.

Officers arrived to find a man, later identified as 38-year-old Norman E. James, suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

10 On Your Side went to the scene, which appeared to be at 7-Eleven.

WAVY spoke with Chief Larry Boone on the scene.

“The community needs to address this. A rally, forums, all the things we do across Hampton Roads, that’s not gonna cut it. It takes time to change behavior. A long time,” Boone said.

Police have arrested and charged Laurence L. Clark, 21, of Norfolk, with second-degree murder and use of a firearm. Clark is currently being held in the Norfolk City Jail with no bond. 

Those with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3 Tips app on their Apple or Android device or at www.p3Tips.com.

Get the free WAVY News App, available for download in the App Store and Google Play, to stay up to date with all your local news, weather and sports, live newscasts and other live events.

Copyright 2021 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.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