Man given 38 years in prison for homicide on Dallas Street in Norfolk

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A man convicted of murder in a 2017 shooting in Norfolk will spend the next 38 years in prison.

A jury found that 39-year-old Willie Floyd Jr. shot and killed 37-year-old Thomas Matthew Ellis.

The shooting happened four years ago on Dallas Street in Norfolk.

Floyd was sentenced to 30 years for first-degree murder, three years for use of a firearm in commission of a felony and five years for shooting into an occupied vehicle.

Floyd was also sentenced to three years probation once he’s released from prison.

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