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Man charged in 4-y-o son’s fatal shooting

Friday, April 21, 2017    

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VIRGINIA, USA (AP) — A Virginia man has been charged in the shooting death of his four-year-old son.

Norfolk police said in a statement yesterday that 26-year-old Rayvon Messer is charged with second-degree murder.

Police say paramedics responded Wednesday night to find the boy outside a home in the Ocean View area of the city. Rayvon A Messer Jnr died from the gunshot wound shortly after being rushed to a hospital.

Police haven’t released any more details about the circumstances surrounding the shooting, which is under investigation.


Messer is being held without bail. He’s also charged with using a firearm in the commission of a felony.

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