Gun shop incident ruled suicide


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Police say what was initially thought to be a shooting at a Norfolk gun and pawn shop has now been ruled a suicide.

Karen Parker-Chesson with the Norfolk Police Department told officers were in the 800 block of West Little Creek Road at the Superior Gun and Pawn Shop. A shooting was reported there just before 2 p.m., but investigators say the incident was a suicide.

Photo by WAVY/Anne McNamara
Photo by WAVY/Anne McNamara

Parker-Chesson said the gunshot victim is a male. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment and the extent of his injuries is unknown at this time.

Stay with for more on this developing story.


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