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Man killed in shooting on Timber Lane in Chesapeake; suspect arrested

Chesapeake Police got a call about an injured person Sunday around 10 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot.

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened near Indian River Sunday night.

According to the Chesapeake Police Department, dispatchers received a call about an injured person shortly after 10 p.m. Police officers rushed out to the 2000 block of Timber Lane.

Officers found a man who had been shot -- later identified as 69-year-old Roger Hardy, of Chesapeake. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

By Tuesday, police had arrested Thomas Ireland, 33, and charged him with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Using a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, and Dwelling in a House with the Intent to commit Murder/Rape/Robbery/Arson.

The police department didn't share what might have led up to the shooting.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip online. You can find the link here

You can remain anonymous. 


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