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Man shot near MacArthur Center Park in Norfolk, police say

A 26-year-old man was taken to a hospital for his injuries. He's expected to recover, the Norfolk Police Department said.

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.

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