Chesapeake man killed in Sunday morning shooting identified

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - Chesapeake Police are investigating another shooting that left a man dead early Saturday morning. 

Officers responded to the 2000 block of Timber Lane at 7:11 a.m. for a man found lying on the ground. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police on Monday identified the man as 53-year-old Earl Lassiter, of Chesapeake.

Officials later learned that residents heard gunshots at around 2:30 a.m., but did not report it to police.

This is the second homicide that happened in Chesapeake on Sunday morning. Police responded to the 3400 block of Bernies Court S and found a man shot inside his home. A suspect was taken into custody, and later charged with first-degree murder.

Stay tuned to for updates. 


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