16-year-old seriously injured in Norfolk shooting

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Posted at 10:20 PM, May 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-26 17:17:11-04

NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk Police are investigating a shooting in the 9200 block of Atwood Avenue that left a teen seriously injured Tuesday night.

The call came in around 9:20 p.m.

Police said a 16-year-old was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for treatment. His injuries are said to be life-threatening.

Later Tuesday night, police said persons of interest have been detained in connection with this shooting.

If you know anything about this shooting, 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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