Officer, teenager and suspect dead following multiple shootings in Norfolk

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NORFOLK, Va. — A Norfolk police officer, a teenager and a suspect are dead following multiple shootings late Friday night, according to WTKR.

According to WTKR, 29-year-old James Brown was seen “randomly firing a gun” from a red vehicle as he drove southbound on Chesapeake Boulevard around 10:48 p.m. Friday.

One of the bullets struck 17-year-old Mark Rodriguez inside his own vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officer Brian Jones is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter. He was a 5-year veteran of the police force. (Source: WTKR)

Officer Brian Jones is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter. He was a 5-year veteran of the police force. (Source: WTKR)

Officer Brian Jones located the suspect’s unoccupied vehicle outside a home and off-duty officer Curtis Allison joined him to assist.

A short time later, Brown began firing his from inside his residence and Officer Jones was struck several times, according to WTKR.

Officer Jones died as a result of his injuries.

Officer Allison was also shot but is expected to make a full recovery.

After shooting the two officers, Brown got into an altercation with a third officer. The third officer shot and killed the suspect.

Read more: WTKR

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