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Man dies at hospital after Norfolk shooting; suspect wanted

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Posted at 4:17 PM, Jun 18, 2021

NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk Police have charged a man in connection with Friday afternoon’s shooting at 2338 E. Princess Anne Road that left another man dead.

Around 3:10 p.m. police responded to the area for a report of a gunshot victim. When officers arrived on scene, they found a man suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound.

The man, who police identified as 27-year-old Dante G. Southerland of Virginia Beach, was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

Authorities did not say where the shooting happened, but a search of the address on Google Maps shows the location of a Tinee Giant convenience store.

As a result of their investigation, detectives have charged 28-year-old Breon R. Davis of Norfolk with second-degree murder and use of a firearm.

Davis is currently wanted, and police are asking anyone who knows where he may be to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3 mobile app.

Detectives have not released the motive or circumstance surrounding this incident.

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