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Crime5 people shot in 2 days ahead of Norfolk Police event addressing gun violence

23:25  11 july  2019
23:25  11 july  2019 Source:   wtkr.com

New police officers sworn in at Norfolk Police Academy graduation

New police officers sworn in at Norfolk Police Academy graduation NORFOLK, Va. – The City of Norfolk has 22 new police officers to serve and protect the Mermaid City. Wednesday night, the Norfolk Police Academy graduated its 104th class as the officers were sworn in at the Harrison Opera House. Delegate Jay Jones, who represents Virginia’s 86th district, was the graduation speaker. He has the distinction of being the third member of his family to speak at a Norfolk Police Department graduation. His parents are Norfolk Judges Lynn Simmons and Jerrauld Jones. Many of the new officers have family members who are on the force and are second-generation first responders.

In just two days , five people have been shot in Norfolk . Police said another man, 22-year-old Shakir Holley, was also shot that same night and was found in the 6200 block of Alexander Street. If you would like to get involved to stop gun violence , Police Chief Larry Boone is inviting the

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NORFOLK, Va. – In just two days, five people have been shot in Norfolk.

One of the victims, Isaiah Bond, died after being shot in the 1200 block of Strand Street early Tuesday morning. Police said another man, 22-year-old Shakir Holley, was also shot that same night, and was found in the 6200 block of Alexander Street.

The locations are right near each other.

Man dead after shooting at Norfolk Happy Shopper

Man dead after shooting at Norfolk Happy Shopper A man has died after a shooting at the Happy Shopper at 415 Campostella Road Monday night. The call came in at 9:48 p.m. Police say the man was pronounced dead on scene. There is no further information. This is a developing story. Anyone who has information about this shooting is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip at P3Tips.com. Stay with News 3 for updates. #BreakingNews. #NorfolkPD are on scene at the Happy Shopper located at 415 Campostella Rd. An adult man suffered a gunshot wound and has been pronounced deceased on scene. The call came in at 9:48 p.m. #submitAtip at @nfvacrimeline or https://t.co/fWb8wXvxe5.

New police officers sworn in at Norfolk Police Academy graduation: Shots fired during Newport News party injure cat in nearby apartment NEWPORT Many of the new officers have family members who are on the force and are second-generation first responders. 5 people shot in 2 days ahead of

Norfolk Police take steps to keep children safe with “ Guns Down” community gathering. News. 5 people shot in 2 days ahead of Norfolk Police event addressing gun violence . Norfolk Police Chief to host “ Guns Down” Movement.

As a result of the investigation, Holley was charged with second-degree murder, use of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to police.

Hours later, another double shooting — this time on Wide Street. Police told News 3 the call came in around 11 p.m Tuesday night.

The two men were taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

Investigators have not said if arrests have been made.

Just last night, a 23-year-old man was shot around 11 p.m. in the 6200 block of Alexander Street in Norfolk. Police say the man was driven by a concerned citizen to a hospital after he was shot. He is in critical condition.

If you would like to get involved to stop gun violence, Police Chief Larry Boone is inviting the community to take part in a new initiative, Norfolk Police’s “Guns Down” Movement.

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of Virginia Beach woman

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of Virginia Beach woman A man was sentenced Tuesday for his role in the murder of Virginia Beach resident Jeanie Murphy. Tramonte Hines Tramonte Hines was sentenced in Virginia Beach Circuit Court to life in prison plus 120 years based off his charged of first degree murder, use of a firearm and conspiracy to murder. According to the Commonwealth Attorney’s office, Jeanie Murphy was shot while inside Jr. Market off of South Lynnhaven Road in 2010. Police say she was shot during an armed robbery of the business. Prosecutors say Murphy came inside the store while the robbery was going on. One of two men who were trying to rob the business opened fire, hitting Murphy twice.

Youth Over Guns --a youth-led, grassroots group--has now become part of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence ! YOG's youth activists are raising awareness about gun violence disproportionately impacting communities of color. Together, we are empowering youth to advocate for policies and

A weekend of gun violence left seven people dead and 52 people wounded in the third-largest American city, according to the Officers responded to a total of 32 shooting incidents throughout the weekend beginning Friday night, said Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson at a Sunday afternoon

Tonight at 6 p.m., the Chief will host a community gathering at the Berkeley Park to discuss the issue of gun violence, safety and responsible gun ownership.

This community engagement is spearheaded by Chief Boone to increase the community’s awareness about the hazards of gun violence through authentic engagement and outreach.

If you know anything about the shootings this week, take action and call the Crime Line.

Related: ‘I feel called to do this’ Former drug kingpin wants to help end gun violence

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