1 dead, 1 wounded after overnight shooting in Chesapeake

Ryan Murphy, The Virginian-Pilot

One person is dead and another is wounded following a shooting in South Norfolk early Saturday morning.

Police responded to the 600 block of Lafayette Avenue at 12:43 a.m. Saturday for a call that someone had been shot, Chesapeake Police said in a press release.

When officers arrived, they heard gunshots from inside a home.

They found one person dead and another with a gunshot wound, though the release was not clear how serious the wounded person’s injuries are.

A person of interest is in custody as of Saturday morning, the release said.

Ryan Murphy, 757-739-8582, ryan.murphy@pilotonline.com