Norfolk Police investigating after man shot with a paintball gun by unknown person

Posted at 9:54 AM, Sep 05, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-05 09:54:54-04

Norfolk Police are investigating an incident that occurred early Friday morning where a man was injured after being shot with a paintball gun by an unknown person.

Norfolk Police and Fire Rescue responded to the 3500 block of Seay Avenue around 1:15 a.m. for a possible gunshot victim.

Police located a 52-year-old male suffering from a minor, non-life threatening injury.

After conducting the preliminary investigation, Police determined the victim had been struck with a paintball gun by an unknown suspect in the 900 block of Trice Terrace shortly after 1:00 a.m.

The victim was treated by medics on scene and Police are currently investigating the incident.

Anyone who may have information about this crime is encouraged to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).