Police: Fight leads to two women shot in Downtown Norfolk

Posted at 7:12 AM, Oct 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-04 17:13:42-04

NORFOLK, Va. - Police in Norfolk are investigating after two women were shot Friday morning in Downtown Norfolk around 1 a.m.

According to Norfolk Police, both women should be alright after sustaining non-life-threatening injuries. Both were taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for their injuries.

Police believe the shooting happened after a fight escalated in the 400 block of Granby Street.

This is a very busy area of the city with dozens of shops, restaurants and apartments nearby. Several people tell News 3 they always feel safe in the area and are shocked to hear about this type of violence.

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Police have not made an arrest in connection with the shooting.

The department is asking that anyone with information to submit an anonymous tip via Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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