Third teen shot in Norfolk in 10 days

Posted at 1:47 PM, May 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-22 23:13:25-04

NORFOLK, Va. - Police are investigating after a teen was found suffering from a gunshot wound Wednesday morning, making this the third teen to be shot in just 10 days.

Photo: News 3 reporter Chelsea Donovan

Around 11:20 a.m., police responded to the 1100 block of Park Avenue near Booker T. Washington High School for a report of a person possibly suffering from a gunshot wound.

When officers arrived, they found a 16-year-old girl suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Medics took her to the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, and police say she is expected to be okay.

Police have not released a motive or the circumstances surrounding this shooting.

On Tuesday, police responded to the 3000 block of Sherwood Forest Lane near Sherwood Forest Elementary School for a shooting that had been reported.

When officers arrived to the area they found a 16-year-old boy suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The teen was taken to CHKD and is also expected to survive.

Just last week, 13-year-old JayDon Davis was shot at Lincoln Street and E. Olney Road. He died Tuesday from his injuries.

If you know any information that may help police with any of these shooting investigations, call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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