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Posted on: December 26, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Man arrested in connection with deputy involved shooting on St. Pauls Blvd.

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A 26-year-old man is facing charges for an incident that led to a deputy involved shooting last Friday in Norfolk.

Derrick WellsOn December 20, 2019, at approximately 7:00 p.m., a Norfolk Sheriff’s Deputy was working in an off-duty capacity in the 400 block of St. Pauls Blvd when he observed a man armed with a gun assaulting several individuals.Markell Taylor

The Sheriff’s Deputy confronted the man and subsequently discharged his service weapon. The suspect then fled the area.

As a result of the investigation, 26-year-old Derrick D. Wells of Norfolk was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Wells was arrested early this morning and is being held in the Norfolk City Jail without bond.

Police are currently looking for 20-year-old Markell T. Taylor of Norfolk who is also wanted in connection with this incident and is facing charges for simple assault, brandishing a firearm, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Detectives ask anyone with information to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.

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