Norfolk shooting left one man dead; Police investigate

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Posted at 11:21 AM, May 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-03 11:31:29-04

NORFOLK, Va. - Police continue an investigation following a deadly shooting that left a 41-year-old man dead Sunday, May 2.

The call came in around 3:45 a.m., and police were dispatched to the 800 block of Fremont Street for the report of a gunshot victim, according to a news release.

Upon arrival, officers found Christopher M. Mercer, of Norfolk, who was suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound.

Mercer was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased as a result of his injuries.

If you have any information that can help police, call the Norfolk Crime Line at Line 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.