Man dies in shooting on Fremont Street in Norfolk

NF Fremont shooting
Posted at 12:16 PM, May 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-17 20:02:06-04

NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk Police are investigating another homicide.

Police are currently investigating a shooting in the 800 block of Fremont Street after a call came in around 10:40 a.m.

When officers arrived on scene, they found the victim, a man, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on scene.

On Tuesday, they identified the victim as 30-year-old Lavonta E. Jarvis of Chesapeake.

Detectives haven't released any suspect information or the circumstances surrounding this shooting.

Neighbors reported hearing a lot of shots. Bullets hit a nearby home and a car.

"I'm in fear. I just want something to be done," said Carlos Fontanez, a neighbor.

Community activist Clayton Marquez from a group called Guns Down put up an anti-violence sign up about a block away from the scene of the shooting. "It's very disheartening that we're losing so many lives out here," said Marquez.

Since last Wednesday, 10 people have been killed in shootings in Hampton Roads, including two people in Suffolk, two people in Chesapeake, two people in Portsmouth, one person in Hampton, and now three in Norfolk.

Anyone with information that could help police, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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