4 people hospitalized after early morning drive-by shooting in Norfolk

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Posted at 6:04 AM, May 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-25 16:13:41-04

NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk Police Department is investigating after four people were injured in a shooting early Sunday morning.

Just before 3 a.m. on May 23, police responded to the 3100 block of Westminster Avenue for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found three people who had been shot. Their injuries were said to be non-life-threatening.

The victims were all taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for treatment and are expected to be okay.

A fourth gunshot victim arrived at the hospital by car shortly after, and police determined that the gunshot wound was related to this shooting.

During the investigation at the scene, detectives learned that two homes in the area had been hit by bullets. Two people who were inside of a home were grazed by bullets.

Officials say two other people who were outside when the shooting happened were also hurt from being grazed. Medical personnel provided treatment provided on scene.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a group of people were gathered outside in the street when a white car started to shoot as it drove by.

This investigation is still ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip through the P3 mobile app.

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