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Nephew Of Md. Rep. Cummings Killed In Norfolk

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A photo of Chris Cummings, who was reportedly killed in a shooting at his home near Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.
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A photo of Chris Cummings, who was reportedly killed in a shooting at his home near Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.

Christopher Cummings was a 20-year-old student in Norfolk, Va. His uncle, Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) says his nephew was killed in a shooting on Friday morning. It happened at his off-campus apartment near Old Dominion university in Virginia, Rep. Cummings says.

Cummings' roommate, Jake Carey, was also critically injured during the shooting.

The congressman says authorities are doing everything in their power to find who's responsible.

He says his family is in shock and that his nephew was an amazing young man with a 3.5 grade-point-average and ambitious plans for the future.

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