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Man killed in Norfolk shooting, just hours after another shooting in the city

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Posted at 11:16 PM, Nov 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-06 08:36:14-05

NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk Police are investigating a shooting in the 1200 block of Thistle Street that left a man dead Thursday afternoon.

The call came in around 5:30 p.m.

The victim, identified as 37-year-old Virginia Beach man Isaiah J. Ward, was taken to Sentara Norfolk for treatment of life-threatening injuries. Police say Ward died at the hospital.

This incident happened within a few hours of another shooting in the city, where a 17-year-old boy was also seriously injured after being shot in a parking lot. Police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with that incident.

If you have information about either of these shootings, you are asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit an anonymous tip through the Crime Line’s “P3 Tips” app.

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