Man, woman killed in Norfolk double homicide; suspect found dead of self-inflicted gunshot wound

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Posted at 5:31 PM, Jan 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-07 20:03:05-05

NORFOLK, Va. - A man and woman have died after what police originally said was a domestic-related shooting in the 1500 block of Hibie Street Thursday afternoon. Officialslater said the incident was a double homicide.

The call came in just after 4 p.m.

The shooting took place inside a home. Police say the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A woman was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for treatment for injuries that are said to be life-threatening. She later died from her injuries.

The victims have been identified as 38-year-old Antonio D. Griffin and 37-year-old Antoininette Griffin, both of Norfolk.

Police say the man responsible for the incident died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Friday.

The man responsible for a double homicide on Thursday afternoon that left a man, and a woman dead has also died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Detectives charged the suspect, 41-year-old Eugene E. Ward of Norfolk, with two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of use of a firearm. He was found dead around 9:45 a.m. Friday in the 600 block of Campostella Road.

Detectives have not released the motive or circumstances surrounding this shooting.

If you know anything about this shooting, you're asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip onlinehere.

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