MACHIPONGO, Va. (WAVY) - A man shot on the Easter Shore died early Saturday morning.
Northampton County Sheriff David Doughty Jr. said deputies responded to a shooting victim at the A&E Auto Repair at 8131 Sylvan Scene Drive just after 2 a.m.
Deputies arrived to learn a man who suffered a gunshot wound had been taken to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in a private vehicle. When deputies arrived at the hospital, they learned that doctor's had pronounced the victim dead.
Doughty identified the victim as 23-year-old Jessie Leon Jordan of Cheriton.
Doughty said witnesses reported the shooting happened during a party. Anyone with information should contact the Northampton County Sheriff's Office at 757-678-0458.
The case will be investigated as a homicide.
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