Man found dead following overnight shooting in Newport News

Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Newport News police are investigating a homicide.

Officials received a call just before 4 a.m. Sunday about a shooting victim in the area of Oyster Point Road and Nettles Drive. 

Officers say after checking the area, they located the victim in the 200 block of Pointer Circle. 

The location is an apartment complex off Nettles Drive.

The victim, an adult male, appeared to have been suffering from a gunshot wound. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

There is no suspect information at this time and the investigation continues.

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.

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