17-year-old among 2 charged after shooting on Wiley Drive in Norfolk


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A 17-year-old and a 20-year-old have been charged with reckless handling of a firearm after a man was found shot Thursday night in Wiley Drive in Norfolk.

Dispatchers said the call reporting the shooting came in at 8:35 p.m. in the 700 block of Wiley Drive. When officers arrived on scene, they located a man suffering from a non life-threatening gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Mario D. McInnis

Police said when they arrived at the scene the two suspects were actively shooting their guns. Officers took both into custody at the scene and charged the 17-year-old male with reckless handling of a firearm and willfully discharging a firearm in a public place. 20-year-old Norfolk resident Mario D. McInnis was charged with reckless handing of a firearm and possession of an extended magazine.

Police haven’t shared additional details in the case, but said no officers fired their weapons in the incident.

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