Navy Officer Killed in Norfolk Shooting Identified

Story Number: NNS080426-08Release Date: 4/26/2008 3:04:00 PM
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From Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic Public Affairs

NORFOLK (NNS) -- An officer assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron VAW 125 died Thursday night from multiple gunshot wounds.

Lt. Todd M. Cox, 40, of Altoona, Pa., was shot several times by an unknown assailant. He was transported to Norfolk Sentara Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Cox joined the Navy July 1985 and had been assigned to the squadron since August 2006 where he worked as an aviation maintenance officer.

The Norfolk Police Department is investigating the shooting.

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