Police arrest man in connection with Norfolk fatal shooting

Posted at 10:11 AM, Jun 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-01 10:11:06-04

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk Police have arrested a suspect in the murder of a man shot and killed Sunday afternoon in the Huntersville neighborhood.

Shelton Givens, 40, was arrested on Monday. He is charged with second degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Shelton Givens

Shelton Givens

Dispatchers received the call about the shooting just before 2:45 Sunday afternoon.

Police say 41-year-old Kenneth Britt was found suffering from a gunshot wound in the 800 block of Johnson Avenue.

Paramedics pronounced Britt dead on the scene.

Givens is currently being held in the Norfolk City Jail without bond.

Detectives are still investigating the case and ask anyone with information to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.


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