NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police are now investigating an overnight shooting in Newport News as a homicide.
Police say they got the call for the shooting around 1:45 a.m. Saturday in the 500 block of Purlieu Drive.
When they got to the scene, they found a male victim outside an apartment complex suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.
On Monday, police said the 19-year-old victim as Rahymachel Martinez Baro, of Newport News.
The investigation is ongoing.
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Those with information are encouraged to submit a tip via P3 tips or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.