NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk detectives have apprehended two juveniles in connection with the shooting of a 12-year-old.
On December 8th around 11:30 p.m., dispatchers received a call for a gunshot disturbance in the 2300 block of Lafayette Blvd. When police arrived, they located a 12-year-old male inside of a residence suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the Children’s Hospital for The King’s Daughters for treatment; his injuries are considered non-life-threatening.
As a result of the investigation, a 15-year-old male and a 17-year-old male have been charged with Malicious Wounding, Shooting into Occupied Dwelling, and Conspiracy to Commit a Felony.
Both juveniles are being held at Norfolk Detention Home.
Police have not released any other details surrounding this investigation.
Anyone with information to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3 Tips mobile app.
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