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Homicide victim shot in head

Published 1:09pm Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Suffolk police have confirmed they are investigating a homicide after finding a 20-year-old man dead along Respass Beach Road Tuesday.

Antonio Carl Boone, of the 6000 block of Brookwood Drive, was found lying in the grass east of the sidewalk just north of the intersection of Respass Beach Road and Burbage Lake Circle after residents called police to report shots fired. He died of a gunshot wound to the head, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Norfolk.

The shooting prompted a lockdown at nearby Northern Shores Elementary School. Police officers were on the school grounds for the rest of the day, and instruction continued while students stayed in their classrooms.

Anyone who has information is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers to Crime Line never have to give their names or appear in court, and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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