Homicide victim found in Norfolk home

Photo by WAVY/Walter Hildebrand

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Norfolk Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the early morning hours Friday.

Karen Parker-Chesson with the Norfolk Police Department said dispatched received a call for a suspicious situation in the 1200 block of Middle Avenue around 2:15 a.m. Officers arrived and began to search for two males seen getting into a vehicle.

Their search led them to a home in the 900 block of Rugby Street, where officers found a broken window at a home.

Inside, officers found an unresponsive man with injuries consistent with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene around 2:45 a.m. and has been identified as Keonte Beale, 21, of Norfolk.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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