Norfolk medical examiner rules undetermined death a homicide

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Posted at 3:28 PM, Nov 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-25 15:33:47-05

NORFOLK, Va. – The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Norfolk has ruled the death of a Virginia Beach man as a homicide.

On November 3 around 9 p.m., police responded to the 900 block of Bagnall Road for a gunshot disturbance.

When first responders arrived, they found 31-year-old Joshua Paul inside of a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.

Medics took Paul to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Detectives have not released any circumstances surrounding this incident.

Anyone with information about this shooting is encouraged to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3 mobile app.