Police: Man dies after being shot multiple times in Newport News parking lot

Newport News

It happened across the street from the Newport News Police Department's headquarters.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A man was fatally shot in a parking lot in Newport News Monday night.

Police identified the victim Tuesday as 33-year-old Melvon Kendell Ivey. They originally shared the wrong name for Ivey but sent a correction on Wednesday.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting at 11:10 p.m. Monday in the parking lot of a local business in the 9000 block of Jefferson Avenue. It’s right across the street from the Newport News Police Department’s headquarters.

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Officers arrived to find Melvon, who had been shot multiple times. He was pronounced dead at 11:18 p.m.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

Those with information can submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, downloading the P3 tips app to a mobile device, or visiting www.P3tips.com and submitting a tip.

Tuesday, at both noon and 6 p.m., Newport News Police Chief Steve Drew is hosting a Facebook Live chat. Access it at this link.

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