Man succumbs to gunshot wound, Norfolk Police search for suspect

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Norfolk Police are searching for a shooting suspect that left one hospitalized.

Early Saturday morning around 3:15, police responded to the 3100 block of Oklahoma Avenue for reports of a gunshot victim.

Officers found a man outside a home suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

The victim was identified as 24-year-old Samad Brailsford.

He later succumbed to his injuries.

Police have not released a suspect description, and the incident is now an active homicide investigation.

If anyone has an information about this incident are asked to contact police at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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