NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY)– Newport News Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead.

According to police, officers responded to the 1000 block of 23rd Street around 2:23 a.m. Saturday for reports of a shooting.

When officers arrived on the scene they found a 39-year-old Leroy Clyburn Jr, of Newport News, suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics took him to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police are asking anyone with information about this shooting to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip online at