NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating a deadly shooting in Norfolk early Thursday morning.
Details are still limited, however, police dispatch confirmed with 10 On Your Side that the call for the shooting came in around 6:20 a.m. Thursday in the 1100 block of Church Street. This is near the Attucks Theatre, at the intersection of Henry Street and Church Street.
A man was sent to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries following the shooting. Around 8:30 a.m., 10 On Your Side’s KaMaria Braye confirmed with police the incident turned into a homicide investigation. The victim was later identified as 47-year-old Bernese L. Adams Jr.
One woman who lives on the street told WAVY she saw someone bang on the door at a home moments before shots were fired. Another neighbor recalled hearing about five shots.
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