NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A man wanted for murder in Newport News turned himself in to police late Saturday night.
Newport News police issued warrants for 20-year-old Doren Ellis Lee Saturday evening following the shooting death of 49-year-old Patrick McWanza Hewett in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Lee is now in the custody of the Newport News Sheriff's office, according to a police spokeswoman.
Police responded to a call of shots fired at 55 Colony Square Ct. around 1 a.m. Saturday and found Hewett lying on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital where he later died.
Hewett's death was the city's 16th homicide of the year.
Hampton fire crews battled a residential structure fire early Friday morning.
Norfolk Police are investigating an assault on a man Thursday night.
Tributes from those who knew Nelson Mandela began pouring in from across the globe, including words from two Hampton Roads leaders.