US Marshals, Police search for 'armed & dangerous' man wanted in connection to Norfolk shooting

Posted at 11:37 PM, Jun 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-18 23:39:54-04

NORFOLK, Va. - Detectives are asking for the public’s help to locate a man who is wanted on charges related to a shooting investigation.

On Friday, around 12:35 p.m., police responded to the 800 block of Cedar Street for the report of a gunshot victim.

When officers arrived, they found a woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The woman was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

As a result of the investigation, 35-year-old Brian L. Askew has been charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and domestic assault.

Police say Askew is currently a fugitive and should be considered armed and dangerous. Officials say the US Marshals are offering up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of Brian L. Askew.

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Investigators are asking anyone with information about his whereabouts to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3 mobile app.