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Victim taken to hospital after Norfolk shooting, man arrested

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Posted at 5:58 AM, Feb 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-21 13:39:26-05

NORFOLK, Va. - Police arrested a man in connection with a shooting that took place Friday morning.

Reports of shots fired were called from the 700 block of W. Little Creek Road around 4 a.m. When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound.

According to police, 34-year-old Joseph E. Riddick was arrested in connection with the investigation and charged with aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm. He is currently being held in the Norfolk City Jail without bond.

The victim was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where police say he is in critical but stable condition.

There are no further details at this time.

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