Woman charged with murder in Christmas morning shooting

34-year-old Demetra Blue (Photo credit: Norfolk Police Department)

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police charged a Norfolk woman with murder after they say she shot and killed a man in the early hours of Christmas morning.

Police say 34-year-old Demetra Blue shot and killed 37-year-old Devin Smith on Dec. 25.

According to officials, someone dropped off Smith at Sentara Leigh Memorial Hospital, shortly before 1:00 a.m., where he was later pronounced dead.

Investigators responded to the scene of the shooting in the 7800 block of Caribou Avenue, off E. Little Creek Road and arrested Blue. Detectives charged Blue with second degree murder and use of a fire arm in commission of a felony.

Police have not released any additional details on the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

Blue is being held without bond at Norfolk City Jail.


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