Norfolk gunshot victim dies

Homicide investigation in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A man was killed in a shooting in Norfolk Thursday evening.

Officer Daniel Hudson with the Norfolk Police Department said dispatchers received a 911 call about the victim at 5:15 p.m. Officers responded to the 800 block of West 35th Street, near the intersection with Colley Avenue.

WAVY/Ava Hurdle
WAVY/Ava Hurdle

At the scene, a man with gunshot wounds was found. He was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. He has been identified as Tony B. Phelps, 47, of the 800 block of West 35th Street.

Hudson said there is no suspect information, at this time.

No further information has been released. Stay with for updates on this developing story.


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