‘Why didn’t anyone call me?’: Norfolk’s mother wants to answer after 4 hours of her son being shot

Norfolk, Va. (MAVJI) – Three days after her son’s shooting, Melissa Hall has a series of questions for police about how the incident was resolved.

His 25-year-old son, Brandon, was shot and injured at about 11:15 p.m. in Garfield Drive in Norfolk. Monday night she says she’s grateful for one thing.

“Actually I feel relieved because my son is awake and has read my name,” she said. “I just wanted to see his eyes and hear his voice. This is the first day since Friday that my son has not shown any signs of life. ”

She tells us Brandon tried to reduce the argument between a friend and neighbor of 34-year-old Sean Knight. At the time, police say, Knight opened fire, beating his son twice and his friend three times.

Little did she know that her son was fighting for his life until four hours later, when his son’s best friend woke him up at 3:30, he said they had to go to the hospital.

“It doesn’t mean for me that no one has contacted me,” he said. “25, 10, 12 years old. Child, child. Family members. Even if it is your sister, brother or father. You want to know what’s going on. ”

Hall has other questions, including why he was told his son has non-life-threatening injuries. He was told the shot missed his heart less than an inch.

“He was shot here, in his chest, about half an inch away from his heart. Going through, he had a tube in his lung with a hole in it, ”he said. “Then a second bullet went through his stomach and out the back of his head.”

With a long way to go, Hall has a major question for the police.

“Why didn’t anyone call me? Why couldn’t I be there? Why couldn’t I see this person? It’s not just a person. I don’t think that’s right,” he said.

Hall to 10 Next to you says he was told by a doctor that Brandon should have a colostomy bag within months, even after he left the hospital.

The family set up a GoFundMe to raise money for medical expenses. Use this link if you want to help.

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