Taking ActionTaking Action Against Crime


19-year-old charged with second degree murder following fatal Norfolk shooting

Posted at 2:52 PM, Jun 22, 2020

NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk Police are currently investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Monday afternoon.

Police say they responded to a shooting around 1:15 p.m., in the 9400 block of Hickory Street. 53-year-old Darrell W. Moorehouse was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

As a result of the investigation 19-year-old Brian M. Tharrington was arrested and charged with second degree murder and use of a firearm.

Detectives have not released the motive or circumstances surrounding this shooting.

Tharrington is currently being held in the Norfolk City Jail with no bond.

Police asks if anyone has any information regarding this incident to please submit a tip at online or call 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Stay with News 3 for updates.