Male killed, female injured in shooting on 32nd Street in Newport News Thursday

Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News police said two people were shot, one fatally, on 32nd Street Thursday night.

Police said officers responded to gunshots in the 1200 block of 32nd Street around 8:30 p.m.

Officers arrived to find a male and female outside of a home who had been shot.

Both were taken to the hospital. The male died later at the hospital. The female’s injuries are not considered life-threatening.

On Monday, police identified the homicide victim as 24-year-old Occoneechee N. Meechee Jr., of Newport News.

The female shooting victim is a juvenile.

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The circumstances of the shooting remain under investigation.

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