Dispute over spilled drink a Two people were killed in the firing.According to the city’s police chief, a reporter was outside the Norfolk restaurant and bar in the city center over the weekend, and three others were injured.
Chief Larry Bone News agencies reported Monday night that the Downtown Norfolk Civic League was told that the debate began earlier in the week inside the backstage of Chicho’s pizza, but ended with gunfire outside. The 25-year-old Virginian pilot and Daily Press reporter, and Devon Harris, 25, of Portsmouth, were trapped and killed in the off-fire. Three others were injured.
Jenkins was assigned to cover breaking news in the newspaper on Saturday. ReportedAnd when an editor initially found out about the shooting, he called Jenkins several times to ask him to go to the scene – not knowing that Jenkins was one of the victims of the shooting.
Her close friend Demi Neymar was with Jenkins at the time of the shooting. “I’m devastated,” Neymar told the newspaper via text message. “I was with her when everything happened and I wish I could do more to help her.”
Dozens of family and friends gathered Sunday night at Granby High School in Norfolk for a vigil in Jenkins’ honor, the newspaper reported. Reported.
Jenkins grew up in Norfolk and graduated from Georgia State University. Prior to joining The Pilot in December 2020, he worked as an intern at Atlanta Magazine and CNN.
“This is another incident in which there was no resolution of the conflict,” Bonn said.
Investigators have no concrete leads on the suspect, but Bonn said he is “cautiously optimistic” they will make an arrest based on where the shooting took place.
Witnesses are still being interviewed and a reward is being considered, Bonn said.
The Virginian-Pilot reports that the shooting in the city center of Norfolk earlier this week was the only one in a 20-hour violent area on Hampton Roads in which at least 15 people were shot, four of them. Were killed
Despite the staffing shortfall, the city center will begin patrolling on Thursday for better peace of mind, Bonn said. He said additional personnel would come from special units to complement the officers who patrol the city center area.