Update: Victims identified in Norfolk double homicide

Posted at 8:22 AM, Jan 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-02 09:59:17-05

Norfolk, Va. - Two men are dead and two others were injured in a shooting in Norfolk on Wednesday.

The two victims were pronounced dead on the scene.

Early Wednesday evening, police identified them as 22-year-old Marcus Deering and 32-year-old Melvin Alston.

Calls came in about the incident at 3:08 a.m.

Police say this happened at a party in the 400 block of the Berkley Avenue Extension.

An argument started among the people attending the party and escalated to gunfire that led to the four victims being struck.

Police say a female who was shot had injuries that were not life-threatening and she was taken to Sentara Norfolk General.

A fourth gunshot victim was located later. He also had non-life threatening injuries and sought treatment in Portsmouth prior to police arrival.

Police are still searching for the suspect(s).

If anyone has information on this incident they are asked to call the Norfolk Crime Line 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for more updates.