Norfolk Police arrest suspect in homicide investigation

Posted at 6:08 PM, Jan 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-29 17:43:49-05

NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk Police Department arrested Jahmel A. Hicks, 21, as a suspect in the murder of Antonio Parker.

Jahmel A. Hicks. Photo from City of Norfolk.

The 20-year-old man's death happened in the 800 block of Cedar Street Sunday evening.

Police responded to the scene at 5:15 p.m. and, upon arrival, found 20-year-old Antonio Parker inside an apartment suffering from a gunshot wound.

Parker was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for treatment, but he died shortly after arrival.

Detectives have not released a motive for why Hicks allegedly killed Parker.

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