Police identify man killed in shooting Sunday on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News

Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News police say one man died and another was injured in a shooting Sunday afternoon.

The man who died has been identified as 25-year-old Jordan Artis-Square, of Newport News.

Officers responded around 3:41 p.m. Sunday for the incident in the 11100 block of Jefferson Avenue.

Once on the scene, two men were found suffering from gunshot wounds.

Police say they were both taken to a local hospital. One man has injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening while the other has injuries that are “possibly life-threatening.”

A preliminary investigation revealed that the men were involved in some sort of “altercation” with other individuals near an apartment complex on Mintwood Place, according to police.

At some point, shots were fired, striking the two men.

One of the victims walked to a nearby service station, where police made contact with him.

On Monday, police released an update that one of the men died from his injuries.

No additional information is available at this time and the investigation remains ongoing.

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.

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