17-year-old dead, 20-year-old seriously hurt in shooting on Wickham Ave. in Newport News

Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a 17-year-old is dead and a 20-year-old sustained life-threatening injuries in a shooting in Newport News on Monday evening.

According to police, the call came in around 6:20 p.m. for the shooting in the 3400 block of Wickham Avenue.

When they got to the scene, officers found the 17-year-old male from Newport News suffering from gunshot wounds inside a home. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second victim, a 20-year-old Hampton man, was found in the 800 block of 35th Street suffering from a gunshot wound. He was sent to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police have arrested 18-year-old Diontae Flythe, of the 3400 block of Roanoke Avenue. He’s been charged with first-degree homicide, aggravated malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and discharging a firearm in an occupied dwelling.

Diontae Flythe

Those with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3 Tips app on their Apple or Android device or at www.p3Tips.com.

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