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Man arrested after Norfolk double shooting leaves 1 man dead, 1 man hospitalized

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Posted at 11:21 AM, Nov 15, 2021

NORFOLK, Va. - Detectives have arrested and charged a man they say is responsible for a shooting that left one man dead, and another man injured Saturday evening.

On November 14, around noon, officers responded to the report of a gunshot victim in the 1300 block of Strand Street. When police arrived, they found 30-year-old Drosvin F. Escobar, of Norfolk, suffering from a gunshot wound. Escobar was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 26-year-old man was found suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and was taken to the hospital.

As a result of their investigation, detectives have charged 21-year-old Jose J. Gutierrez-Chavez with second-degree murder, malicious wounding, and two counts of use of a firearm.

Detectives say this was a domestic-related shooting.

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