13-year-old charged after 15-year-old dies from injuries following Norfolk shooting

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Posted at 3:14 PM, Jul 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-22 23:34:15-04

NORFOLK, Va. - Detectives have arrested and charged a juvenile following a shooting Sunday morning.

On July 17, around 12:45 a.m., Norfolk Police responded to the 1700 block of Greenleaf Drive for a report of a gunshot disturbance.

When crews arrived on scene, they came in contact with a 15-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

According to police, the 15-year-old died from his injuries Thursday.

The stepmother of the 15-year-old sent us the following picture:


As a result of the investigation, a 13-year-old boy has been charged with reckless handling of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a juvenile.

The 13-year-old is currently being held at the Norfolk Detention Center.