Man killed, woman injured in shooting on 28th Street in Newport News

Crime

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A man was killed and a woman seriously injured in a shooting Monday night in Newport News.

Newport News police responded to the shooting around 10:30 p.m. in the first block of 28th Street.

Police arrived to find the man and woman outside suffering from gunshot wounds.

The man, identified as 24-year-old Brian Austin Moore, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman, identified as a 21-year-old Washington, D.C. resident, was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police said the circumstances of the shooting remain under investigation.

On Tuesday, police held a CARE (Community Awareness, Reconnection and Education) Walk starting in the Superblock Park (2601 Washington Ave.) at 3:30 p.m. Officers, citizens and the city mayor attended.

Those with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3 Tips app on their Apple or Android device or at www.p3Tips.com.

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