Norfolk Police investigating man’s death as homicide

Posted at 8:11 PM, Apr 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-22 10:58:45-04

NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting in the 2800 block of Colonial Avenue Tuesday night.

The call came in around 7:45 p.m.

Officials say 20-year-old Tykeeyan Robinson was found dead at the scene. They said when first responders got to the scene Robinson was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Police were seen knocking on doors and taking statements from people nearby. A car was also towed from the scene, but there is no word on how that's related to the man's death.

Newport News Police are also investigating a homicide Tuesday night. The calls came within 15 minutes of each other.

There is no further information. The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone who has information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip here.

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