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4 children shot in Norfolk

Police are investigating
Police are investigating(WAVY)
Published: Jul. 2, 2021 at 3:21 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 2, 2021 at 5:24 PM EDT
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NORFOLK, Va. (WWBT) - Police are investigating after four children were shot in Norfolk.

Police were called to the 900 block of Madison Avenue shortly after 2 p.m. on Friday.

When officers first arrived, they did not find any gunshot victims. A short time later, a call came in found several gunshot victims who arrived at the hospital in a car.

At the hospital, the gunshot victims included a 6-year-old girl, a 14-year-old boy, a 16-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy.

Police said the 6-year-old was reported to have life-threatening injuries. They remain at the hospital, but the child’s current condition is unknown.

The other three children are expected to be OK.

Family told NBC affiliate WAVY that one of the 16-year-old boys was shot in the jaw, and the 14-year-old boy was shot in the hand. The two are siblings.

Anyone with information is asked to call 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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