Man dies in shooting near Old Dominion University

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Posted at 10:11 PM, Oct 01, 2021

NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk Police are investigating a shooting in the 1000 block of 39th Street that left a man dead Friday night. This is near the campus of Old Dominion University.

The call came in around 9:45 p.m.

The man, identified as 20-year-old Dominique J. Brooks, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Brooks played football at Norfolk State University and graduated from Indian River High School. He was on the team on 2019 but was red-shirted and left both the team and NSU in February 2020.

The ODU community received an email advising people of the shooting.

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There is no further information.

If you know anything about this incident, you are asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip online here.

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