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Update: Police identify man killed Saturday in Norfolk shooting …

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Norfolk Police has identified 38-year-old Robert Reynolds Knight III as the victim in a shooting in Ocean View Saturday. They discovered the man from Chester, suffering from several gunshot wounds.

Red brake light pieces, broken glass, and a memorial site are all that remain after the deadly shooting on Kingston Avenue.

‘Motor vehicle accident with injuries.

1710 Kingston s Road. Caller says that he heard six shots and then a car crash. (Inaudible) cars on fire.’

I walked up and it was the guy leaning over in the seat, just really blood.

It scared the crap out of me, neighbor Curtis Rodarmel said. I was trying to get his attention and see if he was alive.

Around two Saturday afternoon, police found 38-year-old Robert Knight in the driver’s seat of a white minivan, with several gunshot wounds.

He later died.

It s not something you really wanna see, at all. He was just laying over the seat.

Blood everywhere, crashed into my neighbor s truck and into the wall, Rodarmel said.

Police are now searching for a small blue or grey sedan believed to be involved in the crash.

They say it has a lot of damage to its front end but wouldn t go into detail about what role the crash, or the car s damaged, played in the shooting.

Police need help but some people are afraid to speak up.

If I did know anything or found out anything, Kay Vanhorn said. I would want to say what I knew but I would really think about it and I d be extremely cautious about it.

A cautiousness people say they ll have until the shooter is in handcuffs.

I feel very uncomfortable. I hope the person gets caught, Vanhorn said.

We spoke with Knight`s cousin earlier today.

She says the family is looking for answers in his death.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.


Police arrived to Kingston Avenue near Grove Avenue around two this afternoon.

There they discovered the 38-year-old man inside a minivan, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

“Place is getting too dangerous and too many people with guns,” longtime resident Apollo Desintos said.

The victim was then transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Residents say while they re surprised by the shooting, these incidents are becoming all to common.
“It s just like over and over and over, the stupidity of other putting everybody else in danger,” resident Vanessa Carter-West explained. “Putting everybody else in fear.

A fear that, Carter-West, says remains constant right now as this shooting is still under investigation.

The car police are searching is blue or grey with heavy front end damage and its occupants are considered armed dangerous. No word on a motive.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Norfolk Crime Line.


Norfolk, Va. – Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the 1700 block of Kingston Ave. Saturday afternoon.

Officers were called to the scene just after 2 p.m.

When they arrived, police found a 38-year-old man inside a minivan with multiple gunshot wounds.

The man was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police are looking for a small blue or grey car with heavy front end damage. If anyone sees the car, they should call 911 immediately.

The occupants should be considered armed and dangerous.

If you know anything that could help police investigate, call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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