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Posted on: April 22, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Man dies following shooting on Shelton Avenue

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A Norfolk man has died following a shooting on Shelton Avenue.

On April 22, 2022, around 6:30 a.m. police responded to the 1400 block of Shelton Avenue for the report of a gunshot disturbance. While the officers were on-scene, they were advised that a man was found suffering from a gunshot wound following a crash in the 200 block of 35th Street. The man, later identified as Deonta A. Flythe Jr., 21, was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

Detectives have not released a motive, or any additional circumstances surrounding this incident. 

 As this homicide investigation continues, anyone with information is encouraged 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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