Norfolk Police investigating first homicide of 2018

Posted at 2:53 AM, Jan 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-02 12:11:49-05

NORFOLK, Va. – Detectives are investigating their first homicide  of 2018.

Officers were called to West 35th Street at 12:40 a.m. Monday morning for gunshots.

Officers found a man, identified as 33-year-old Derek Andre Edwards, with gunshot wounds.

The victim was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, but died a short time later.

Detectives have not released a motive or suspect description; however, they ask anyone with information to call the Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up.