NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives are asking for the public’s help to locate a man who is wanted on charges related to a shooting investigation.
On June 17th, around 12:35 p.m., police responded to the 800 block of Cedar Street for the report of a gunshot victim. When officers arrived, they found a woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The woman was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
As a result of the investigation, Brian L. Askew, 35, has been charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and domestic assault.
Askew is currently a fugitive and should be considered armed and dangerous.
Investigators are asking anyone with information about his whereabouts to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3 mobile app.
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