3-year-old boy dies from injuries sustained in Norfolk shooting

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A child died after he was shot Wednesday night in Norfolk.

Police say emergency crews were called to the 9500 block of 19th Bay Street around 7:45 p.m. for a report of a child shot.

Once on scene, officers found a three-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound. He was rushed to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. He died shortly after arriving.

Detectives have not released any circumstances surrounding this shooting. Authorities are still investigating.

Police ask anyone with information to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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