NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A man has been charged with second-degree murder after another man was fatally shot early Monday in Newport News.

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After an investigation, police arrested 30-year-old Quashawn Lamonte Cooper of Newport News. He’s been charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. The victim has been identified as 39-year-old Ashford Aaron Carter of Newport News.

Quashawn Lamonte Cooper

Just after 1 a.m. Monday, police responded to the 700 block of Waterfront Circle after report of a person lying in the front of the Towers apartment complex. officials say.

When officers arrived at the location, they Carter with a life-threatening gunshot wound He was transported to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

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