Update: Police identify Norfolk homicide victim

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Posted on September 16, 2013 at 8:13 AM

Updated Monday, Sep 16 at 1:30 PM

*Update: Norfolk Police have identified the victim as 39-year-old Maurice Lamont Mitchell of the 600 block of West 29th Street.

NORFOLK -- One man was killed Sunday night in a shooting around 8:30 p.m. on W. 29th St. in Park Place.

Police responded to the shots fired call and found the victim with at least one gunshot wound.

He was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in serious condition. He died shortly after his arrival.

Officers were searching for evidence in and around an apartment building where the victim was found. The apartment is in the 600 block of W. 29th St., not far from Monroe Elementary School.

As of Monday morning, police had no motive or suspect information.

Neighbors told 13News Now that they knew the victim and that he was friendly to everyone.

Police were in the process Monday of contacting the victim's family before releasing his name.

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