NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A man was shot to death Monday in Newport News, according to police.

It happened around 12:30 p.m. when police were dispatched to the 1000 block of 22nd Street for the report of a suspicious death.

When police arrived on the scene, they found a man dead from a gunshot wound. He was identified on Tuesday as 54-year-old Michael Anthony Adams, of Newport News.

At this time, police have not released any suspect information but the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call 911 or the non-emergency number at 757-247-2500. You may also provide information anonymously by calling the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP (1–888–562–5887) or online at

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