A teenager and a Norfolk Police officer have died, and another officer was wounded, after several shootings Friday night, according to WAVY. The suspect in the shootings has also died.
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 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.