Man dies following shooting on Lead Street in Norfolk


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A 31-year-old man has died following a New Year’s Day shooting in Norfolk.

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According to police, the shooting happened around 11:20 a.m. in the 1200 block of Lead Street, near E. Princess Anne Road. When officers arrived on the scene, they found 31-year-old Brione Gree suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound.

He was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police are investigating the shooting as a homicide.

10 On Your Side spoke with neighbors who live in the apartment complex where the shooting happened.

A handful of them had vehicles that were damaged in the shooting. One woman, who did not want to be named, had a bullet go through her windshield and into her driver seat.

She tells us the shooting happened just moments before she was about to leave to go shopping and is thankful she wasn’t in her car when the shots went off.

A WAVY News crew saw at least one car taped off with caution tape. We’re working to learn more about the vehicle’s involvement.

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