3-year-old shot and killed in Norfolk

3-year-old shot and killed in Norfolk

NORFOLK, VA (WWBT/WAVY) - A three-year-old boy has died in the hospital in Norfolk after someone shot him, according to WAVY.

According to police, emergency crews received a report of a child shot on Wednesday around 7:45 p.m. on 19th and Bay streets.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found the boy suffering from a gunshot wound. He was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, but he died shortly after arriving.

Neighbors near where the shooting happened say they are constantly worried by the sound of gunshots.

"We saw the police come shooting down through and the ambulance and the fire truck, as we were backing out. We didn't know what was going on. We got two granddaughters, and you never know what's going to happen out here," said neighbor Thomas Nelson.

Authorities have not released any circumstances surrounding this shooting, but they say they are investigating the shooting.

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