Tuesday, July 31, 2012

VA: Woman shoots intruder

NORFOLK-- Police say a man was killed in broad daylight Sunday afternoon. Around 2:30 p.m., Officers responded to the 1300 block of Kingston Avenue in the Oceanview area of Norfolk. When police arrived, they found a man suffering from being shot. Soon after, medics pronounced the man dead.

Stephen Shifflett lives near the scene. He says he was mowing his lawn, when a neighbor ran over to him. "She told me she needed to use my phone because she just shot a man."

Shifflett says his neighbor explained she was home alone, when she heard some noise in another room. When she went to check, an unknown man was standing there. Shifflett says shortly after spotting the intruder, his neighbor shot him.

Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting. At this time, officers have not arrested or charged anyone in this death. Police are not releasing the name of the man killed until family is properly notified.


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