NORFOLK, Va. — UPDATE: A 26-year-old man was shot near MacArthur Center Park on Thursday evening.
According to the Norfolk Police Department, the incident happened in the 400 block of Monticello Avenue. Officers responded around 6:20 p.m. after someone reported a gunshot victim.
Officers found the victim suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital to be treated and is expected to recover.
The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip online at P3Tips.com.
This is the third shooting in a little over a month in Downtown Norfolk.
On March 19, five people were shot outside Chicho’s Pizza Backstage. Three of the five victims died. Marquel Andrews, 24, died in the hospital nearly a month after the shooting that also killed Virginian-Pilot reporter Sierra Jenkins, 25, and local semi-pro football player Devon Malik Harris, 25.
On April 2, 33-year-old Roosevelt McKinney was shot and killed inside the MacArthur Center Mall. Two others were injured.
Police are still searching for 39-year-old Gary L. Moore in connection to the April 2 killing.