Suffolk man slain in Norfolk

Published 8:06 pm Saturday, March 3, 2018

A Suffolk man has been identified as the victim of a fatal shooting in Norfolk on Thursday night.

Patrick M. Cochrane, 25, was found suffering from a gunshot wound inside a car just after 9:30 p.m. in the 700 block of East Little Creek Road when Norfolk Police Department responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash, according to a Norfolk press release.

Cochrane was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he later died.


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Investigation revealed that Cochrane was initially shot in the 7900 block of Orchid Avenue, the press release stated.

Detectives have not released a motive or suspect description; however, anyone with information is asked to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3 Tips mobile app.

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.