1 man dead, another injured after shooting on Strand St. in Norfolk; suspect arrested


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A 21-year-old Norfolk man has been arrested after one man was killed and another was injured in a domestic-related shooting in Norfolk on Sunday afternoon.

Jose J. Gutierrez-Chavez is charged with second-degree murder, malicious wounding and two counts of use of a firearm. 

Jose J. Gutierrez-Chavez (Courtesy of Norfolk police)

He’s accused of shooting 30-year-old Drosvin F. Escobar around 12 p.m. in the 1300 block of Strand Street. A 26-year-old man was also found suffering from a non life-threatening gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

No other information has been released, but police did say it was domestic-related.

Gutierrez-Chavez was arraigned Tuesday morning. His preliminary hearing is set for Jan. 12.

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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