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11-05-2016, 09:39 AM

Man shot, killed during attempted robbery in Norfolk
Posted 9:05 am, November 5, 2016

NORFOLK, Va. Officers responded to a fatal shooting that happened in the 7800 block of Ogden Avenue.

The call about a possible gunshot victim came in on Saturday, just before 3 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from a single gunshot wound.

Medics took the man to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

The victim has been identified as 25-year-old Michael A. Raether. His last known residence was on a Norfolk-based Naval ship.

According to police, a preliminary investigation shows that Raether was the target of an attempted robbery.

During the robbery, the suspect shot the victim and ran away.

The suspect is described as a black male with a light complexion. He was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt.


Michael Raether


Aviation Boatswains Mate Handler at U.S. Navy
Former Kitchen Supervisor at The Harbor Restaurant & Tavern
Former Busser at Carrabba's Italian Grill
Went to Thomas Stone High School
Lives in Norfolk, Virginia
From Somerset, Kentucky

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