Man dies in shooting on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News

Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating a fatal shooting Saturday night in Newport News.

Officers responded around 9 p.m. for a report of shots fired in the 2000 block of Jefferson Avenue.

Upon arrival, they located a man with gunshot wounds.

Police say the victim was pronounced deceased at 9:22 p.m. He was later identified as 23-year-old Devon Decarlos Carter, of Newport News

Police are still investigating and no further information is available at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip online.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

WAVY Twitter Widget

***Don’t Miss Module Removal CSS***

WAVY Facebook