Norfolk father wanted after 8-year-old accidentally shoots himself

Posted at 7:45 AM, Jul 10, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-10 07:45:44-04

Norfolk police are trying to find the father of an 8-year-old boy who accidentally shot himself in the foot Sunday.

They say Rodney Emil Holley hasn`t been seen since before the shooting happened Sunday on East Virginia Beach Boulevard.

Once found - Holley faces seveal charges. Police say Holley left his son unattended at home.

They say he also has a criminal past.

"The suspect is a convicted felon and as a convicted felon, you`re not allowed to have a weapon."

Police say the 8-year-old is recovering at CHKD.

If you know where Holley is - call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.