A shooting in Norfolk this afternoon near an elementary school sends one man to the hospital with life threatening injuries, and a school on lockdown.
Shortly before 11:30 am, police responded to the 2600 block of Middle Avenue for a report of 54-year-old man who had been shot outside of a residence.
The man was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Lindenwood Elementary School was placed on a precautionary lockdown for thirty minutes while police investigated.
Police ask anyone with information to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at either:
CALL: 1-888-LOCK-U-UP? (1-888-562-5887)
TEXT: Text "NORFOLK" and your tip information to 274637 (CRIMES)
WEB: Submit a web-tip at: www.norfolkcrimeline.com
No other information is available for release at this time.