Journalist among 2 killed, 3 injured in Virginia shooting

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Police are currently investigating a shooting that killed 2 people, one of whom was a Virginian-Pilot reporter, and injured 3 others in Norfolk overnight.

Police say the call for the shooting fell around 1:55 a.m. Saturday in the 300 block of Granby Street.

When they arrived at the scene, officers located a man with a life-threatening gunshot wound. The man was sent to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Additional officers responded to the incident and found another man with life-threatening injuries. The man, identified as 25-year-old Portsmouth resident Devon M. Harris, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said they found two other men with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds and a woman with life-threatening gunshot wounds. The three were sent to the hospital.

Police have confirmed that the woman, identified as 25-year-old Sierra M. Jenkins, died of her injuries in hospital. 10 On Your Side confirmed that Jenkins worked as a reporter for the Virginian-Pilot.

On Saturday, Norfolk Commonwealth Attorney Ramin Fatehi sent his condolences in a social media post:

“Locally, we will do everything we can to seek justice and accountability with the laws we have, but solutions to gun violence begin with good personal choices and sensible reforms to our national and state laws to keep guns out. from the hands of bad actors. We must unite.

Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin also shared his condolences:

Our hearts break for the lives lost in Norfolk, including Sierra Jenkins. The First Lady and I pray for their families, friends and the Virginian-Pilot community.

10 On Your Side is always learning more about the set. No further information has been released.