Man arrested for murder after fatal shooting at Norfolk 7-Eleven in 2021 sentenced to 18 years

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Posted at 12:47 PM, May 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-23 12:47:47-04

NORFOLK, Va. - The man arrested and charged with second degree murder from a shooting at a 7-Eleven on Tidewater Drive has been sentenced.

Laurence Clark has received an active sentence of 15 years for Non capital second degree murder and 3 years for use of a firearm in commission of a felony equaling a total of 18 years.

Clark was arrested after leaving the scene of the shooting where police found found 38-year-old Norman E. James suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Clark plead guilty on March 21, 2022 and he was sentenced on May 20, 2022.