NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating a fatal shooting at a Holiday Inn Express early Wednesday morning.
Dispatch said they were notified around 3:56 a.m. for the shooting in the 900 block of J. Clyde Morris Boulevard.
Upon arrival, a man was located with gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Police say the shooting occurred inside the hotel.
Few details are available, but the man’s family said he was just 18 years old.
Police on Friday identified the victim as 18-year-old Darrius Brown Jr. of Hampton.
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.
Stay tuned to WAVY.com for updates.