NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) - A man has been arrested for a shooting that left a Norfolk Police Officer injured.
On August 31, 2022, around 9:35 p.m., officers were on patrol in the 2700 block of Vincent Avenue when they noticed two suspicious vehicles stopped in the road. While the officers were attempting to investigate further, a man near the vehicles began firing at the officers. Two officers immediately fired their service weapons, and the suspects fled the area. One of the officers detained a suspect after a foot pursuit. This suspect sustained no injuries during the incident.
One of the officers involved sustained a non-life-threatening injury during the shooting. The officer is currently receiving treatment and is expected to recover.
Shortly after the shooting, officers were notified of a gunshot victim near the scene. Officers located a man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, and he was taken to the hospital.
As a result of the investigation, detectives charged Ali A. Moore, 20, with aggravated malicious wounding, two counts of attempted aggravated malicious wounding, and three counts of use of a firearm.
On September 1, 2022, Moore was taken into custody in the City of Norfolk without incident by the Norfolk Fugitive Squad, Norfolk Special Operations Team, Virginia State Police K-9, and the U.S. Marshals.
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