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Norfolk shooting investigation now classified as homicide

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Posted at 10:23 PM, Feb 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-04 23:42:52-05

Norfolk, Va.—According to Norfolk police, on Sunday night, units responded to the 5300 block of Marlfield Drive regarding a gunshot victim.

They say the victim was transported to the hospital where he later died.

Investigators initially classified the case as an undetermined death. A weapon was recovered next to the victim.

Authorities thought it could have been a self-inflicted wound initially.

On Monday, investigators reclassified it as a homicide after new information was discovered.

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