Man living on naval ship killed during Norfolk robbery attempt

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A 25-year-old man was killed during an attempted robbery in Norfolk Saturday morning, police said.

Officers responding to a call for a gunshot victim on the 7800 block of Ogden Avenue around 3 a.m. found a man suffering from a single gunshot wound, police said. He was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he later died.

The victim was identified as Michael A. Raether, last known to live on a Norfolk-based naval ship, police said.

Police say Raether was the target of an attempted robbery. After shooting the victim, the suspect ran from the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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Man living on naval ship killed during Norfolk robbery attempt