Navy sailor, pregnant wife shot while trying to buy phone using OfferUpTRIBUNE
October 30, 2017
"When they pulled up, six individuals [came out] and then four others surrounded the car. There was one shooter and that one shooter is the one who approached the car and instantly started firing shots," the father said.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. -- A Navy sailor and his pregnant wife were in the hospital Monday after being shot multiple times while trying to buy a cellphone through an app used to buy and sell personal items called OfferUp.
The young couple, who didn't want WTKR to use their last name, were just starting their lives together.
Frederick joined the Navy in January at the top of his class and married his love, Emily. They were stationed in Virginia at the start of the summer.
On Saturday night, they were using the OfferUp app to buy a cellphone from an 18-year-old girl.
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