Friday, June 9, 2023

Man arrested following shooting on W. Little Creek Road

 A Norfolk man has been arrested on charges stemming from a shooting that left one-person injured Friday morning.

According to police, it happened around 4:00 a.m.. Norfolk police responded to a gunshot disturbance in the 700 block of W. Little Creek Road. When officers arrived on scene, they located a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The man was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. At this time, the man is in critical but stable condition.

As a result of the investigation, Joseph E. Riddick, 34, was arrested and charged with aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm.

Detectives have not released the motive or circumstances surrounding this shooting.

Riddick is currently being held in the Norfolk City Jail with no bond.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged 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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