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17-year-old boy dies after shooting at Norfolk military housing

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Posted at 6:20 PM, Feb 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-21 23:02:09-05

NORFOLK, Va. — A 17-year-old boy has died after a shooting in the 600 block of E. Moreell Circle early Friday evening.

The shooting happened in the Ben Moreell Lincoln Military Housing community near Naval Station Norfolk.

Around 5:15 p.m., police responded to the area for a report of a gunshot victim. Officers arrived to find the teen suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound.

The teen was taken to Sentara General Norfolk Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives are investigating his death as a homicide.

When News 3 arrived on scene, forensics was gathering evidence. Investigators also spent some time searching a silver SUV.

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

Stay with News 3 for updates.