Norfolk man arrested for murder after shooting victim dies

Posted at 10:15 AM, Nov 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-16 17:18:31-05

Willie Floyd, Jr

NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk Police have arrested a man for murder after a shooting victim died in the hospital.

Police arrested 35-year-old Willie Floyd, Jr. and charged him with second degree murder after the victim in an October 23 shooting died at the hospital.

Officers got a call about walk-in gunshot victim at DePaul Medical Center on October 23 at 8:45 pm.

The victim, 37-year-old Thomas Ellis, died from his injuries on November 3 and the case was reclassified from a malicious wounding to a homicide.

Floyd was identified as the shooter and charged with second degree murder, shoot or throw a missile at a vehicle, and using a gun in the crime, according to police.

He was taken into custody on November 11 and is being held without bond at the Norfolk City Jail.